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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Nick Suzuki hopes to be able to finish what he started

In today’s links, Nick Suzuki talks about his first NHL season and playing for a team with as much history as the Canadiens.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Nick Suzuki hopes that he can finish his rookie season. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Nate Thompson is Suzuki’s biggest fan. [Sportsnet]
  • Suzuki is inspired by the Canadiens’ rich history. []
  • The young forward is still trying to find his place within it, however. [Radio-Canada]
  • Rejean Houle is keeping tabs on the Canadiens veterans to make sure that they’re staying healthy during the pandemic. [Radio-Canada]
  • The Athletic Montreal does a fantasy draft of only players who have ever suited up for the Canadiens. Someone takes both P.K. Subban and Shea Weber. [The Athletic]
  • Victor Mete is pitching in to help feed Montreal’s frontline healthcare workers.

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Nova Scotian athletes, including Sidney Crosby and Al MacInnis, offer their condolences after Sunday’s mass murder in the province. [Sportsnet]
  • The New Jersey Devils have begun talks with Gerard Gallant as teams start business usually reserved for the offseason. [The Athletic]
  • James Reimer advocates for exhibition games if the NHL season resumes. [TSN]
  • Playing for Kunlun Red Star of the KHL and being based in Beijing, Covid-19 came knocking on Devante Smith-Pelly’s door early. []
  • The NHL Entry Draft could be held before the conclusion of the 2019-20 season. [TSN]
  • Statistically speaking, who are the NHL’s most unique players? [The Athletic]