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

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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]