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Monday Habs Headlines: Signing Jake Allen will work in Cayden Primeau’s favour

In today’s links, Allen’s extension doesn’t mean there’s no room for Primeau, Savard’s disappointment with the organization, why Thornton chose Toronto, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Despite Jake Allen’s contract extension, there’s still room for Cayden Primeau. [The Hockey Writers]
  • Looking at how the Habs stack up against their fellow Canadian teams following the offseason moves by Marc Bergevin. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Stanley Cup-winning defenceman and former general manager, Serge Savard, says he feels let down by the organization. [Montreal Gazette]
  • NHLer’s aren’t the only athletes happy about Brendan Gallagher’s new contract. [Journal de Montreal]
  • Allen (and family) seem pretty excited to be with the Canadiens for the next three years

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Joe Thornton didn’t make the decision to walk away from his 15 years with the San Jose Sharks lightly, but here’s why he decided to go with the Maple Leafs. [Sportsnet]
  • After Thorton’s departure, the Sharks general manager Doug Wilson says the team will have to re-establish their game. [NHL]
  • Sidney Crosby and Jake Guentzel could be joined by Kasperi Kapanen this season. [NHL]
  • Edmonton Oilers GM Ken Holland may not be done just yet in terms of building this year’s roster. [Edmonton Journal]