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Monday Habs Headlines: Key guidelines revealed for NHL’s return to play

In today’s links, the testing and roster finalization procedures come into focus, what the Habs defence could look like with the current back-end log jam, Danault should be a Selke finalist, Aatu Raty could make history during next year’s draft, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Many more details on the NHL’s plans to resume the season were released last night, including the stingent testing procedures players and staff will undergo. [TSN]
  • One or more of the current Canadiens defenders could see themselves on the outside looking in next season. Who’s in and who’s out? [The Hockey Writers]
  • Reasons why Phillip Danault should be a Selke finalist. [The Hockey Writers]
  • Danault is the latest Hab to make his way to Montreal.
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Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Why the chances of Juuso Valimaki being part of the Calgary Flames‘ playoff picture are slim. [Sportsnet]
  • Scott Hartnell recalls the Philadelphia Flyers’ historic, series-clinching 4-3 victory against the Boston Bruins in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of 2010. [NHL]
  • Aatu Raty enters the 2020-21 season with a chance to make history by being the first Finnish player to go No. 1 overall in next year’s draft. [TSN]
  • Outgoing New York Rangers legend, Rod Gilbert, is having a hard time social distancing from fans. [NHL]