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Tuesday Habs Headlines: Caufield to the AHL

Caufield to the AHL, Pezzetta to the NHL, the NHL’s handling of the Blackhawks investigation, and more in today’s links

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Cole Caufield has been assigned to the AHL. What does it mean for both Caufield and the Canadiens? [NBC Sports | Sportsnet | NHL | Canadiens]
  • Tony Granato is confident that Caufield’s stint in the AHL will not be of long duration. [Wisconsin State Journal]
  • ICYMI: Cedric Paquette has been suspended for two games. [NHL | CBC | Canadiens]
  • Michael Pezzetta, the California road trip, Carey Price, and more. [The Athletic]
  • Mattias Norlinder is back on the ice with the team for the first time since camp. [Twitter]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • While it is certainly good that there have been some consequences doled out in the aftermath of the investigation into the Blackhawks, it is undeniable that the Blackhawks and the NHL handled the whole thing terribly. [Yahoo Sports | Sportsnet | The Hockey News | CBC | The Athletic]
  • The NHLPA is considering opening an independent investigation into their own handling of the Kyle Beach case. [TSN | Sportsnet]
  • Akim Aliu’s camp are skeptical about the league’s statement that their investigation into Bill Peters is complete, as (contrary to the statement), they have not been in touch with them. [Sportsnet | CBC]
  • Belleville native Hanna Bunting is an inspiration to girls who want to play hockey. [Sportsnet]
  • Brock McGillis is doing important work with junior teams about diversity. [The Hockey News]
  • Could Eichel really be heading to Vegas? [The Hockey News]