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Sunday Habs Headlines: Marc Bergevin details his plan player by player

In today’s links, the general manager discusses the future of his organization, and each prospect within it.

2019 NHL Draft - Round One Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Marc Bergevin brought a group of the team’s brass to an inteview with Mathias Brunet, discussing his plan for the future in fine detail. The general manager looked at his current young players, shed light on when to expect the top prospects to join the team, and looked back at some of the decisions made earlier in his tenure. [La Presse | Google Translate]
  • Brunet released some additional quotes that didn’t make it into the interview, including the plans for the crop of CHL centreman who will soon be due contracts. [Facebook]
  • Cole Caufield’s NCAA regular season came to a close last night. It was an impressive one:
  • Tomas Tatar is loving life in Montreal, partly because it reminds him of home. [Journal de Montreal]
  • In case you missed it, Keith Kinkaid is now with the Charlotte Checkers after a reassignment. [EOTP]
  • Yesterday was Henri Richard’s 21st birthday. [Journal de Montreal]
  • Dale Weise speaks about the bond he has with his six-year-old son, and how difficult it is to be a parent as a professional hockey player. [Canadiens.com]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The New York Islanders will be calling Nassau Coliseum home for this spring’s playoffs (should they qualify) and all of the 2020-21 season. [Lighthouse Hockey]
  • Steven Stamkos is slated for surgery, with a recovery time expected to be six to eight weeks. [NHL.com]
  • At the upcoming GM meetings, the emergency backup goalie protocol is expected to be a hot topic. [Sportsnet]
  • Post-concussion syndrome has forced Andrew Shaw out of the remainder of the season. [TSN]