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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Happy Canada Day!

In today’s links, the absence of free agent frenzy makes July 1 one of the quietest days on the hockey calendar, why Phillip Danault deserves Selke consideration, and an all-Canadian hub city arrangement is gaining momentum.

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Around the hockey world

  • Why Phillip Danault deserves to be a Selke finalist. [The Athletic]
  • Olympic participation is on the agenda as the NHL and NHLPA enter CBA negotiations. [Sportsnet]
  • Edmonton and Toronto are gaining steam as hub cities as the Covid-19 situation in the US worsens. [TSN | The Score]
  • Phil Kessel is looking to bounce back in the play-in. []
  • Who are the most valuable number 1 overall draft picks of the salary cap era? [The Athletic]
  • Racism in hockey is being talked about more than ever before, but is Hockey Canada listening? [TSN]
  • Every team’s worst draft class of the last twenty years. [The Athletic]
  • Should the Vancouver Canucks still believe in Olli Juolevi? [Sportsnet]
  • In light of a lawsuit filed by Steve Montador’s father, the NHL has requested that Ken Dryden turn over all of his interview notes and records produced in connection with publishing Dryden’s 2017 biography of Montador. [TSN]
  • Hockey Nova Scotia has unveiled its plan to get youth and minor hockey running again. [Halifax Today]
  • Looking back at when Sony made hockey video games. [ProHockeyTalk]
  • New Arizona Coyotes CEO Xavier Gutierrez is hoping to open doors for Latinos in hockey. [The Athletic]
  • Gritty gets a makeover. [YouTube]