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Sunday Habs Headlines: Geoff Molson — It’s “a priority” for Canadiens to honour Andrei Markov

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In today’s links, commendations for The General, Taylor Hall’s future destination, a GM search, and the Hockey Diversity Alliance sets its goals.

Montreal Canadiens v Ottawa Senators Photo by Francois Laplante/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Geoff Molson says honouring Andrei Markov is “a priority.” [Canadiens.com]
  • The Canadiens are one team that should have interest in Taylor Hall this fall. [Sportsnet]
  • While Jesperi Kotkaniemi and Nick Suzuki may push Phillip Danault to a lesser role, he’d still be able tp make a significant impact with the team. [Journal de Quebec]
  • Ten years after they played together in Rimouski, Patrick Delisle-Houde and Alex Belzile met again at the NHL level after taking very different paths. [Journal de Montreal]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The Winnipeg Jets are losing their contender status, and Kevin Cheveldayoff has to get things turned around quickly. [Winnipeg Free Press]
  • Former player and current broadcaster Eddie Olczyk is in the running for the general manager position on the Florida Panthers, along with Chris Drury and Peter Chiarelli. [TSN]
  • The Calgary Flames have a decision to make at their head-coaching position. [Sportsnet]
  • Nathan MacKinnon is looking for ways for the Colorado Avalanche to be more active on the social justice front. [NHL.com]
  • The Hockey Diversity Alliance outlined a list of changes its wants to see in the NHL. [HDA.org]
  • The top 20 unrestricted free agents of 2020. [Sportsnet]