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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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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]