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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Can the Canadiens trade for a power forward?

In today’s links, highlighting five power forwards that the Habs would love to acquire, more on Cole Caufield’s potential move to Sweden, and the players offer their critiques of bubble life.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Five power forwards that the Canadiens would love to acquire via trade. [Sportsnet]
  • As Swedish media first reported, Cole Caufield may opt to play professionally in Sweden rather than play in the NCAA. [Montreal Gazette]
  • What are the obstacles facing a potential Caufield move to Sweden? [The Athletic]
  • Nick Suzuki joined a very select list of Habs to be named to the NHL All-Rookie Team. [Montreal Canadiens]
  • What’s your favourite goal from Suzuki’s rookie season?
  • The Habs are in a better position than most to deal with all of the issues brought forth by the pandemic. [Journal de Montreal]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Nine players offer their feedback on bubble life. [ESPN]
  • From Vaasa to world champion, from world champion to the Stanley Cup Final. Joel Kiviranta’s path has been fueled by an unlikely series of events. [Sportsnet]
  • Pierre LeBrun sees Vegas, Toronto, and Calgary as the best places for Alex Pietrangelo. [TSN]
  • Ranking the NHL’s top 22 buyout candidates. [The Athletic]
  • To trade or to keep: what should Kyle Dubas do with his first round draft pick? [Sportsnet]
  • How did Bill Armstrong become general manager of the Arizona Coyotes? [The Hockey News]
  • The Tampa Bay Lightning built a dominant second line through two trade deadline moves. [ProHockeyTalk]
  • The Lightning also build on previous successes to turn their power play into a runaway freight train. [Sportsnet]
  • Ryan Kesler says pain medication led to chronic gastrointestinal problems and calls for better education among hockey players. [ESPN]