Montreal Canadiens news and notes
- The Habs are well positioned to deal with a reduced or flat salary cap ceiling for next season. [Sportsnet]
- Groupe CH is temporarily laying off 60% of its staff. The organization also announced a 6 million dollar fund to support laid off workers over the next eight weeks.
- Phillip Danault is starting a new training regimen at home, encouraged by a new personal trainer.
- Brendan Gallagher is doing ... something else:
- Welcome to Montreal Madness.
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Around the league and elsewhere
- The NHL has asked teams to prepare potential August arena dates. [TSN]
- The NHL has instructed its players and team staff to self-quarantine for another 10 days. [Sportsnet]
- The top 11 purely hypothetical NHL compliance buyout candidates. [Sportsnet]
- The NHL will cut salaries for league office staff by 25%. [TSN]
- Andre Tourigny laments a lost season for a juggernaut Ottawa 67’s team. [TSN]
- What is the best recent Stanley Cup playoff rivalry game? [NHL.com]
- Few women hold jobs in hockey operations at the NHL level. Seven of them work for the Philadelphia Flyers. [The Philadelphia Inquirer]