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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Great expectations for Alexander Romanov

In today’s links, talking about the expectations for the Canadiens’ young defenders, Tyler Toffoli has the right personality to play in Montreal, and how can the NHL start next season with a splash?

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Great expectations abound for Alexander Romanov. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Are we getting carried away though with the recent praise for Romanov and Matthias Norlinder? [La Presse]
  • Tyler Toffoli learned to be balanced and grounded from a young age, and this will serve him well in Montreal. [The Athletic]
  • The urban beekeeping craze has made its way to the roof of the Bell Centre. [Montreal Canadiens]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • November is Hockey Fights Cancer month. []
  • The 10 best contracts in the NHL. [The Athletic]
  • All-day marathons, an outdoor game on the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool, what are some dream ways to start next season? [ProHockeyTalk]
  • Talking to Jayna Hefford about the PHWPA Secret Dream Gap Tour. [The Scrum Podcast]