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Monday Habs Headlines: Canadiens who could turn heads this season

In today’s links, Habs to look out for this season, cloning Petry, Evans will be around for awhile, Olympic Team Canada takes shape, and more.

NHL: OCT 01 Preseason - Canadiens at Senators Photo by Richard A. Whittaker/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Which players could turn heads for the Habs this season? [Montreal Gazette]
  • Jake Evans will be part of the Canadiens organization for the next four years after signing a three-year extension on Sunday. [EOTP]
  • In his pre-season debut, Brendan Gallagher made his presence known as only Gallagher knows how by setting the pace and scoring the Canadiens' first goal of the night. [RDS]
  • With Shea Weber out for the season, the Canadiens are going to need to find a Petry-like player for the second power-play unit. [The Hockey Writers]
  • We haven’t seen the last of Ryan Poehling. [TSN 690]
  • Happy Birthday young Ylönen!

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • After accusing NHL teams of medical malpractice on his Twitter account, the NHL is planning to reach out to Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Robin Lehner to see if he would like to be interviewed by the league. [Sportsnet]
  • Sidney Crosby, Connor McDavid, and Alex Pietrangelo have been added to Team Canada’s 2022 Olympic team. [TSN]
  • Auston Matthews took another step towards making a return after his wrist surgery by participating in his first contact drills. [Sportsnet]
  • The Vancouver Canucks have officially signed RFA’s Elias Pettersson and Quinn Hughes to new contracts. [Sportsnet]