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Nick Suzuki named to the All-Rookie team, playing opportunities for Caufield, Draisaitl wins the Hart, Stamkos’ recovery, and more in today’s links.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • With the NCAA postponing their season, there are developmental opportunities for Cole Caufield in Europe with Rögle of the SHL, or elsewhere in North America. [The Athletic] | RDS]
  • Looking back at the Canadiens’ 2018 draft picks, Jesperi Kotkaniemi, Alexander Romanov, Jesse Ylonen, Cam Hillis, and Jordan Harris two years later. [Canadiens]
  • Guy Lafleur is neither surprised nor unhappy that he could not wear a Canadiens jersey in his CHUM Foundation ad. [Montreal Gazette]
  • It’s a little ways out yet, but it’s never too early to ponder who might be protected and who might be exposed when it comes time for the Seattle Kraken to draft their team. [TSN]
  • Montreal TSN writer John Lu shared his experience with COVID. [Daily Hive]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Leon Draisaitl becomes the first German to win the Hart Trophy. [Yahoo Sports | TSN] | Sportsnet]
  • Steven Stamkos still isn’t ready to draw into the lineup, but he’s improving. [NHL]
  • The IIHF is holding out hope that Edmonton’s NHL bubble experience will serve them well as they host the 2021 World Juniors. [CBC]
  • Andrei Vasilevskiy and his journey to the net in the Stanley Cup Final. [The Athletic]
  • Digging into why the Hart is overwhelmingly won by forwards. [The Athletic]