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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Is Max Domi a centre or winger?

In today’s links, figuring out where Max Domi fits into the lineup, what’s the difference between picking 8th or 16th overall, and big front office shakeups in Buffalo.

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Carolina Hurricanes v Montreal Canadiens Photo by Francois Lacasse/NHLI via Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Does Max Domi belong at centre or wing? [Sportsnet]
  • How much difference in quality is there between the eighth-ranked prospect and the 16th-ranked? [The Athletic]
  • Jayden Struble and Cole Caufield are among the invitees to USA Hockey’s 2020 World Junior Summer Showcase.

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The Buffalo Sabres have fired general manager Jason Botterill. [Sportsnet]
  • The Sabres also fired their director of amateur scouting and three AHL coaches. [Sportsnet]
  • By the numbers: the 15 worst free agent signings of the last decade. [The Athletic]
  • The future of hockey broadcasting is trending towards making analytics mainstream. [The Athletic]
  • Sean Couturier wants to know what the plan is if multiple positive tests for Covid-19 pop up in the playoffs. [TSN]
  • The Canadian government is amenable to facilitating a Canadian hub city for the NHL. [TSN]
  • June/July is usually a great time for an NHLer to have a baby. 2020 is a little different. [ESPN]
  • The story of how racism at TSN spurred Hal Johnson to co-create Body Break. [YouTube]