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Friday Habs Headlines: Time in Laval won’t hurt Ryan Poehling or Nick Suzuki

In today’s links, spending some time under the tutelage of Joël Bouchard wouldn’t be a bad thing for Suzuki or Poehling, how Brendan Gallagher has spent his whole life turning obstacles into opportunities, and what the NHL could learn from the NBA in terms of marketing its stars.

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NHL: JUN 30 Canadiens Development Camp Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Spending time in Laval wouldn’t hurt Nick Suzuki or Ryan Poehling. [Sportsnet]
  • The Laval Rocket are making two pre-season games free to the public. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Brendan Gallagher has spent a lifetime turning obstacles into opportunities. [The Athletic]
  • The state of the Habs, one year after the departure of Max Pacioretty and drafting of Jesperi Kotkaniemi. [The Athletic]
  • Five candidates for a trial run with the Habs. [Journal de Montreal]
  • Keith Kinkaid is embracing the soul of Montreal with his new mask.

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Did hockey kill two Toronto Maple Leaf stalwarts of the 80s? [The Athletic]
  • Andrei Svechnikov says Alex Ovechkin is the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world. [The Score]
  • What the NHL could learn from the NBA when it comes to branding its stars. [The Athletic]
  • The San Jose Sharks have added Kendall Coyne Schofield to their broadcast team. [Frank Seravalli]
  • Twitch has been named the exclusive live streaming partner of the NWHL. [NWHL]
  • Zach Fucale is raising awareness for cystic fibrosis.