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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Max Domi’s future in Montreal

In today’s links, wondering whether impending RFA Max Domi is on his way out, Jonathan Drouin defends Domi amidst swirling rumours, and could the Jets have an internal solution to their roster gaps?

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Max Domi’s days with the Habs might be drawing to a close. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Jonathan Drouin came to the defence of his beleaguered teammate on Tuesday. [La Presse]
  • “I feel very lucky,” says Guy Lafleur when asked about his health. [Montreal Gazette]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Steve Valiquette talks about postseason trends when it comes to shot quality and shot type. [The Athletic]
  • How scouts can better evaluate defensive play with a little help from volleyball. [The Hockey Tactics Newsletter]
  • Why are teams facing elimination not performing as well as they have previously? [The Athletic]
  • Bill Zito is slated to become the next general manager of the Florida Panthers. [TSN]
  • The IIHF is close to making a decision on the 2021 World Juniors, slated to be held in Alberta. [TSN]
  • The Winnipeg Jets should look for an internal solution to their 2C woes rather than trade one of their star wingers. [Sportsnet]
  • The crowded bubble schedule this year is showcasing the merit of having a strong goaltending duo. [ProHockeyTalk]