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Friday Habs Headlines: Quebec greenlights Brossard practices

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In today’s links, the Quebec government has paved the way for practices and training camp at the Canadiens Brossard practice facility, the all-Canadian division may be on thin ice, and Henrik Lundqvist will miss next season.

NHL: JUL 22 Canadiens Training Camp Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • The Habs are apparently cleared to hold a training camp at their Brossard practice facility. [Montreal Gazette | La Presse]
  • Hockey player, assistant coach, and now TVA analyst. Mélodie Daoust has always enjoyed having many projects on the go. [La Presse]
  • Claude Julien is one of several potential candidates for head coach of Team Canada at the Olympics. [The Athletic]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The NHL is having difficulties nailing down protocols acceptable to provincial health authorities. [TSN]
  • This could result in all Canadian teams playing their games in the US next season. [Sportsnet]
  • Henrik Lundqvist will miss the entire 2020-21 season due to a heart condition. [Sportsnet]
  • The Florida Panthers have signed Anthony Duclair on a one year deal. [TSN]
  • Is Frederik Andersen’s future in Toronto in question? [TSN]
  • Alexander Steen is retiring due to a back injury. [Sportsnet]
  • Do Connor McDavid’s defensive liabilities take him out of the running for best centre in the world? [JFresh’s Newsletter]
  • Swedish hockey team Björklöven has been cleared of suspicion of match-fixing by The Swedish Ice Hockey Association. [Bjorkloven]
  • The PWHPA has announced a partnership with Sportlogiq.
  • Legend #17. A Russian biopic about the legendary Valeri Kharlamov for your holiday viewing. [YouTube]