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The Habs have their sights set on the Flyers, Lafreniere to land in the Big Apple, Price vs Hart, COVID-19 free bubbles, Mete, Kulak and more in today's links

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NHL: Montreal Canadiens at Philadelphia Flyers Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Here are some things to know now that the Habs will be facing the Flyers in round one of the playoffs. [NBC Sports | The Athletic | TSN | Canadiens]
  • Many members on both the Flyers and the Habs will be facing their former team when the series begins. [La Presse]
  • Carter Hart, who recently got to meet his childhood hero, Carey Price, will now face him. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Carey Price is already a favorite to pick up a Conn Smythe after he demonstrated just how thoroughly and rightfully he was in the Penguins’ heads. [Sportsnet]
  • Victor Mete's injury gave Brett Kulak a chance to crack the lineup, and now Kulak has shone in what was once Mete's role. [The Athletic]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Now that Alexis Lafreniere has found his new home, what will he bring to the Rangers? [TSN | Sportsnet]
  • Now that the Leafs are out of the playoffs, here's what went wrong. [Sportsnet]
  • The NHL has made it out of the qualification rounds without a single case of COVID-19 in either bubble. [ESPN]
  • Dale Tallon will not be back as the Florida Panthers’ GM next season. [CBC]
  • What's gone well, and what hasn't after the round robin section of the playoffs. [The Athletic]