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Friday Habs Headlines: The media sounds off on Geoff Molson’s confidence

In today’s links, Geoff Molson has faith in the Canadiens, but the media doesn’t see the evidence for it, Max Domi is still doing his part for diabetes awareness, and the league continues to move forward in hopes of completing the season.

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NHL: APR 9 Montreal Canadiens end of season press conference Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Alexandre Pratt has no confidence in Geoff Molson’s assessment of the state of the Montreal Canadiens. [La Presse | Google Translate]
  • The owner broke a three-month silence on Tuesday, but ultimately said nothing. [The Athletic]
  • Molson seems peeved by the notion that he needs an intermediary to properly supervise Marc Bergevin and the rest of hockey operations. [The Athletic]
  • The Brossard practice facility might still be ice-free, but Molson isn’t worried that his players will fall behind. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Dan Petry remembers his son’s path to the NHL. [Habs TV]
  • Linden Vey offered his thoughts on playing with Alexander Romanov.
  • Max Domi will be hosting a virtual party this Sunday to raise money for diabetes research. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Domi’s entire life has been spent turning negatives into positives. [RDS]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • “Try having these conversations [about race] for 46 years.” Anson Carter responds to those who might be exhausted by the events of recent weeks. [ProHockeyTalk]
  • “You’d rather have it late than never,” says J.T. Brown regarding the support recently expressed by the hockey community. [The Athletic]
  • On racism, and on returning to play—hockey and the NHL are pushing forward on multiple fronts. [31 Thoughts]
  • Which of the NHL’s 10 potential hub cities are best equipped to host the league? [CBC]
  • The Canadian teams are expecting that the Canadian federal government will loosen quarantine regulations for professional athletes. [Sportsnet]
  • With the voting deadline set for June 15, look back at who The Athletic’s staff picked for the 2019-20 NHL awards back in March when the season first paused. [The Athletic]
  • The Toronto Maple Leafs are eager to prove some people wrong. [TSN]
  • Steve Valiquette, ex-goalie and founder of data company Clear Sight Hockey, offers his insights on where the league is trending. [The Athletic]