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Monday Habs Headlines: Marc Bergevin bridges the gap between fans

In today’s links, Bergevin reunites Habs fans thanks to his offseason moves, Laval signings could be a clue to upcoming roster, and the sports world mourns the loss of a Canadian legend

2020 NHL Draft - Round 2-7 Photo by Shafique Bakush/NHLI via Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • With the moves he made during this offseason, it seems as if Marc Bergevin may have finally reunited the Habs fan base. [The Hockey Writers]
  • Sixty-eight years ago, Maurice “Rocket” Richard became the NHL’s all-time leading goal-scorer after scoring his 325th goal. [Sportsnet]
  • Andrew Zadarnowski discusses how the recent Laval signings could be a clue to the Canadiens’ roster plans and Habs’ players overseas on The Weekend Game Plan. [TSN 690]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • The sports world mourned the loss of Canadian icon Alex Trebek, who passed away on Sunday. [Sportsnet]
  • After signing a massive 13-year $124 million contract during the 2007-08 season, Alex Ovechkin is set to enter his final year of that contract. What will his extension look like? [NBC Sports]
  • Predicting who will be the top winger in the NHL three years from now. [NHL]
  • The Anaheim Ducks have graduated from Disney Mighty Ducks to an NHL success story — less pixey dust, more hard-hitting grit. [The Hockey Writers]