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Friday Habs Headlines: Will Alexander Romanov find his throne in Montreal?

In today’s links, how much potential does the Habs rookie defender have, does Bobby Rousseau have a HHOF case, and questions surround Hockey Canada’s selection camp and the upcoming World Juniors.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • How much potential does Alexander Romanov have? [Montreal Canadiens]
  • Cole Caufield will be front and centre on RDS this weekend, as the University of Wisconsin’s games will be featured on Canadian TV. [Montreal Gazette | RDS]
  • An abundance of choice sums up the 2018 Entry Draft for the Canadiens. [La Presse]
  • Should Bobby Rousseau be in the Hockey Hall of Fame? [The Athletic]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Despite Alberta reaching new heights in COVID-19 cases, Hockey Canada has no worries about the cancellation of the 2021 World Juniors. [Radio-Canada | Sportsnet]
  • Alexis Lafreniere’s availability for Team Canada remains possible. []
  • A 97-year-old Vancouver Millionaires sweater dating back to the 1922-23 season is up for auction. [CTV]
  • The next AHL season will be shaped greatly by how the NHL prepares for their 2021 campaign. [Sportsnet]
  • The pandemic is driving some minor leaguers to search for alternative career options. [Sportsnet]
  • The Liberal Party of Canada has tabled a bill decriminalizing single-event sports betting. [TSN]