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Saturday Habs Headlines: NHL, NHLPA reach tentative agreement on January 13 restart

In today’s links, news on the season start, the Canadiens’ potential expansion draft plans, Tomas Tatar’s hopes for next season, and more.

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2019 NHL Draft - Round 2-7 Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • How should Marc Bergevin and company approach the upcoming expansion draft? [Sportsnet]
  • Tomas Tatar is confident about the Canadiens potential this season. [TSN 690]
  • Mike Bossy is impressed by the Canadiens’ depth. [TVA Sports]
  • A valuable member of the organization is retiring after 44 years on the job. [La Presse]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The NHL and NHLPA have agreed on a return in January, 2021. []
  • After suffering in silence for decades, this former Ohio State hockey player finally revealed the sexual abuse he had endured. [The Athletic]
  • Russian goaltender Yaroslav Askarov has come a long way from blocking shots with no equipment to protect his team’s lead as a six-year-old. [KHL]
  • The hockey world was caught by surprise at Henrik Lundqvist’s announcement. [NBC Sports]
  • An all-Canadian division may not be in the cards next season. [CBC Sports]
  • It’s always a special experience when you play for your country:
  • Running team Twitter accounts is a thankless job. Let’s be kinder to one another: