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

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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]