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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Family first for Phillip Danault when it comes to restarting the season

In today’s links, Danault would rather stay home with his family than play out the rest of a lost season, voting continues on the best Habs play of the year, and Oskar Lindblom is set for his final round of chemo.

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Montreal Canadiens v Florida Panthers Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI via Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • With the playoffs out of sight, Phillip Danault would prefer not to leave his family for months in order to finish the 2019-20 NHL season. [Sportsnet]
  • Danault is not the only player around the league questioning the merits of a season resumption. [TSN]
  • Voting for the best Canadiens play of the season continues as the bracket reaches the quarterfinals. [The Athletic]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The NHL and the Swiss Ice Hockey Federation have agreed on a new one-year transfer agreement between the two league structures. [Swiss Hockey News]
  • The NHL is hinting at a December start for the 2020-21 campaign. [The Athletic]
  • Oskar Lindblom of the Philadelphia Flyers is set to begin his final round of chemotherapy treatments. [Sportsnet]
  • Brady Leavold was once a trusted teammate of Jamie Benn, Tyler Myers, and Tyson Barrie with the Kelowna Rockets before addiction took all of that away. [Sportsnet]
  • Hockey Quebec is working on an “extreme” plan for organizing minor hockey in the absence of a Covid-19 vaccine. [Radio-Canada]
  • Remembering Ice Hockey for the NES. [ProHockeyTalk]