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When your team’s strength is also your team’s weakness, the new jerseys, Joe Thornton and the Sharks, the Kraken, and more in today’s links

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • The things that make Montreal excel offensively, are oddly, the same things they struggle to defend against. [TSN]
  • Cole Caufield is back in action. [Journal de Montreal]
  • Geoff Molson talks about the impact COVID-19 has had on his business, his team, and his family. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Like all the other teams in the NHL, the Habs’ “Reverse Retro” jersey was revealed, and looks pretty sharp. [Twitter | Montreal Gazette | Canadiens]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • The Edmonton Oilers are being sued by a Dallas hotel after a hefty check bounced. [Twitter]
  • Rodgers, Sportsnet, and University of Waterloo have gotten together to create a pretty cool project. [Sportsnet]
  • Over his fifteen years in San Jose, Joe Thornton became synonymous with the Sharks. [The Athletic]
  • The Seattle Kraken have their hands full this year. [The Athletic]
  • Talking hockey with Mike Modano. [NHL]
  • Red Wings head coach says that Bobby Ryan is poised to have a strong year. [TSN]
  • In case you missed it somehow, the NHL revealed the “Reverse Retro” jerseys yesterday. [TSN | Sportsnet | NHL | ESPN]
  • You’ve seen the jerseys, you’ve seen them rated, now check out the inspiration behind each one. [The Athletic]
  • With yet another alternate design in revealed, the Penguins have gone through a remarkable number during the Crosby/Malkin era. [The Athletic]
  • Eugene Melnyk is pleased with the direction the Senators are headed in. [NHL]
  • Mark Lazerus discusses the things he misses most about hockey. [The Athletic]