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Monday Habs Headlines: Alexander Romanov is ready to start the season

In today’s links, Romanov has landed in Montreal, reliving the Patrick Roy trade, Gretzky’s rookie card could reach $1 million, and more.

Patrik Bexell

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Alexander Romanov has officially arrived in Montreal for the next season (whenever that may be). [RDS]
  • Andrew Zadarnowski discusses the anniversary of the Patrick Roy trade and the hype surrounding Romanov on The Weekend Game Plan. [TSN 690]
  • After spending 10 seasons in the NHL on five different teams, Maxim Lapierre announced his retirement from professional hockey on Sunday. [NHL]
  • And one of those teams was none other than the Canadiens!

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Five big NHL trades that we have since changed our minds about. [Sportsnet]
  • A mint condition 1979 Wayne Gretzky rookie card could become hockey’s first $1-million collectible card. [Toronto Star]
  • Jon Cooper compares walking around with the Stanley Cup to walking around with Mick Jagger by his side. [NHL]
  • A Boston television station was looking for someone to randomly interview about the weather and unknowingly chatted with Hockey Hall of Famer Jarome Iginla. [Global News]