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Saturday Habs Headlines: Canadiens interested in adding a member of Minnesota’s blue line

In today’s links, Marc Bergevin is looking for a defenceman, Kovalchuk’s impact on the Canadiens,

Minnesota Wild v San Jose Sharks Photo by Rocky W. Widner/NHL/Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Montreal is one of many teams who are interested in the services of a Minnesota Wild defencemen. [TSN]
  • Ilya Kovalchuk’s goal celebrations have certainly left an impact on Cole Caufield. [NHL]
  • Speaking of Kovalchuk, here’s why he is everything the Canadiens need right now. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Ray Bourque explains the reason why the Habs-Bruins rivalry is special, and why Boston has seen more success than Montreal recently. [TSN 690]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • San Jose’s defencemen are drawing interest from other teams across the league. [NBC Sports]
  • The Wild have parted ways with head coach Bruce Boudreau. [Yahoo Sports]
  • These are some potential trades that would definitely spice up the rest of the NHL season. [The Score]
  • Zack Kassian waived his in-person hearing, and instead opted for a phone hearing. [Sportsnet]
  • His suspension for kicking Erik Cernak in the chest with his skate blade is seven games: