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Tuesday Habs Headlines: Seasonable Conversations

Socially distanced fund raisers, Selke nods, LGBTQ and BLM conversations, Toronto's power play, and more in today's links

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • The Montreal Canadiens Children's Foundation will be running a virtual run to support underprivileged kids. [Canadiens]
  • Phillip Danault probably won’t win it, since voting tends to favor higher scoring forwards, but his defensive abilities have at least rated him a mention in the Selke conversation. [The Athletic]
  • Karl Alzner tops this list of possible buy-out candidates. [NBC Sports]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Eric Guest, a former OHL player, speaks of just a few of the abuses he suffered during his time in the league. [TVA]
  • An in-depth look at the Toronto Maple Leafs’ power play. [Seventh at Auston]
  • With a few weeks to go until training camps begin, more than half the league's players are still not in their team's city. [TSN]
  • Ron MacLean hosts a conversation on LGBTQ issues and hockey. [Sportstnet]
  • Kevin Bieksa says that there's a healthy dose of skepticism amongst players about the season's return to play. [Sportnet]
  • Ryan Reaves and Evander Kane have put aside their on-ice differences in light of the Black Lives Mater movement. [NBC Sports]
  • Patrick Kane and Gary Bettman talk about the NHL's return to play. [NHL]
  • Alex Ovechkin will be joining his teammates "in the near future” according to Todd Reirden. [NHL]
  • Coaching today's player, and what that means for the Chicago Blackhawks [The Hockey News]
  • Eustace King, Jason Payne, and Paul Jerrard all talk about how Akim Aliu and Evander Kane, and the Black Live Matter movement have spurred some really important conversations in the hockey community — ones they hope will bring real change. [The Athletic]
  • Hockey may be returning, but it's not going to look or sound the same above ice level. [The Athletic]