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Monday Habs Headlines: Cole Caufield could be SHL-bound

In today’s links, a potential home for the Canadiens’ top prospect, reviewing Joel Armia’s season, Steven Stamkos nears a return, and Germany’s emergence on the world hockey stage.

2019 NHL Combine Photo by Katie Friedman/NHLI via Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • After the loan of Raphaël Lavoie didn’t work out for Rögle, the SHL team is reportedly turning its focus to Cole Caufield. [Hockey News.se]
  • On Saturday, as part of our SHL season preview, Patrik Bexell and Anton Rasegard outlined why Rögle would be a perfect fit for both team and blue-chip prospect (starting at 10:58 of the podcast episode). [EOTP]
  • Looking back at the best NHL season to date from Joel Armia. [Canadiens.com]
  • Three-time Stanley Cup-winner Albert “Junior” Langlois passed away on Saturday. [Canadiens.com]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Now trailing in the Stanley Cup Final versus the Dallas Stars, there’s added pressure to get Steven Stamkos back in the Tampa Bay Lightning lineup, and he’s getting closer to making his playoff debut. [NHL.com]
  • Anton Khudobin has become a huge part of the Stars’ success. [NHL.com]
  • The winners of the remaining NHL Awards will be announced in a special program at 6:30 ET tonight, ahead of Game 2 of the Final. [NHL.com]
  • Jimmy Howard probably isn’t going to rejoin the Detroit Red Wings, but he hopes to get a shot with another team. [Sportsnet]
  • Germany is quickly becoming a hotbed of future NHL talent. [NHL.com]