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Saturday Habs Headlines: Where does Max Domi fit in Canadiens’ lineup?

In today’s links, where will Domi slot into the lineup, Danault is in good spirits despite the current situation, and don’t expect friendships to form in NHL bubbles.

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NHL: JUL 22 Canadiens Training Camp Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Where will Max Domi fit in the Canadiens line up? [Sportsnet]
  • The argument could be made that Jesperi Kotkaniemi should stay on the wing. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Despite testing positive for Covid-19, Brett Kulak is following all the necessary protocols to rejoin the team. [TSN]
  • After having to practise separate from the main group after coming into contact with Xavier Ouellet, Phillip Danault remained positive and channeled his energy into his training. [Journal de Montreal]
  • Danault also spoke about the mental and physical challenges that come with playing in a bubble and getting back to top form in the middle of summer. [La Presse]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Despite being stuck together in the NHL bubbles, don’t expect players to get too comfortable with each other. [The Globe and Mail]
  • NHL referees and linesmen have also returned in anticipation of the playoffs, and they’re testing out a new style of whistle. [Scouting The Refs]
  • With Brent Seabrook not joining the rest of his team in Edmonton, questions are starting to swirl regarding his future with the Blackhawks. [NBC Sports]
  • Despite having to undergo some emergency renovations, Rogers Place is ready to host the NHL playoffs. [The Score]
  • Are the Arizona Coyotes looking to move away from GM John Chayka? [Sportsnet]