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Saturday Habs Headlines: Max Domi modelling his game off Sidney Crosby’s

In today’s links, Max Domi working to keep his centre position, a potential youth movement in Montreal, and the Jets have re-signed Patrik Laine.

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NHL: SEP 16 Preseason - Devils at Canadiens Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Max Domi opened up about being moved to centre, getting better at faceoffs, and trying to outshoot Brendan Gallagher next season. [Sportsnet]
  • Don’t be surprised if the Canadiens decide to restructure the team around a much younger core of players. [The Athletic]
  • Marc Bergevin clarified that he only extended one offer sheet, and shared this thoughts on the Jonathan Drouin speculations. [TSN]
  • Age hasn’t been a deterrent for Montreal’s young prospects, as three rookies look close to making the roster. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Shea Weber’s charitable contributions off the ice has rightfully earned him the Jean Béliveau Trophy. [NHL]
  • If only we could see him wear this in a game:
  • Here’s a thorough list of predictions for how the 2019-2020 NHL season might pan out — including how the Canadiens are expected to perform. [HockeyViz]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Winnipeg Jets fans can breathe a sigh of relief now that the team has inked Patrik Laine to a two-year contract. [Arctic Ice Hockey]
  • It is no question that Erik Karlsson is one of the best defenceman in the league, but this particular skill makes him even more of a threat to other teams. [Sportsnet]
  • Emerance Maschmeyer believes that with the IIHF Women’s World Championship taking place in Canada, it’s the perfect time for the home team to win gold. [Lethbridge News Now]
  • Even Arizona’s notorious heat couldn’t prevent Eddie Lack from becoming Arizona State University’s new goalie coach. [The Athletic]
  • Sidney Crosby had his #87 retired not just by the Rimouski Oceanic last night, but the entire QMJHL. [TSN]