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Sunday Habs Headlines: Brendan Gallagher returns home to recover from jaw surgery and hip injury

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In today’s links, some much-needed rest for the alternate captain, Marc Bergevin discusses the Habs’ season and off-season approach, Mike Milbury goes home, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Marc Bergevin provided a medical update on Brendan Gallagher yesterday, a report that included news of a tear in his hip sustained in the qualifying round. [Montreal Gazette | TSN]
  • Hear everything the general manager had to say at his press conference yesterday:
  • Kirk Muller thinks the team he took over in the first round is close to being ready to make a deep run. [Sportsnet]
  • Montreal’s centre depth is finally filling up, with Nick Suzuki and Jesperi Kotkaniemi taking big leaps in the playoffs. [Guelph Today]
  • Nate Thompson was quite impressed with the young players he went up against:
  • Stu Cowan argues there isn’t much to be excited about after a first-round exit. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Because of their emergence and the presence of Price and Weber, the time may be now to improve the team. [Sportsnet]
  • The salary-cap situation presents a great opportunity to do so, but it also means Bergevin will have to be careful with his moves. [TSN]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • After another disappointing performance, we’re likely going to see a lot of change in Calgary this summer. [TSN]
  • Corey Crawford may have played his last game with the Chicago Blackhawks. [NHL]
  • Mike Milbury is no longer part of NBC’s broadcasts this post-season after his misogynistic comments on Thursday. [USA Today]