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Sunday Habs Headlines: Nate Thompson’s story of overcoming addiction

In today’s links, Thompson’s story of how he gained back control of his life, looking at the Canadiens’ future, and news on some marquee events on the NHL schedule.

NHL: Philadelphia Flyers at Montreal Canadiens Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • If you missed it on last night’s broadcast, watch Nate Thompson’s story on overcoming addiction. [Sportsnet]
  • The Canadiens have a decent team, but not a great one. Is it time to focus solely on the future by trading current players for draft assets? [Sportsnet]
  • Marc Bergevin is waiting until the upcoming bye week to evaluate the organization and determine their path forward. [Sportsnet]
  • Cole Caufield is back in action in the NCAA, as is his lethal shot:

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Neil Peart created plenty of iconic performances in his lifetime, including his own rendition of the The Hockey Theme. [TSN]
  • The New York Rangers, who recently recalled top prospect Igor Shesterkin, are now listening to offers on goaltender Alexandar Georgiev. [Sportsnet]
  • Sidney Crosby could return to action next week. [Sportsnet]
  • Edmonton could be getting another outdoor game in the near future. [Sportsnet]
  • The members of the Professional Women’s Hockey Players’ Association are still fighting for their future, and know the upcoming NHL All-Star Game is another chance to prove they deserve a shot to make a career out of their skills. [TSN]