clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Thursday Habs Headlines: Two top Canadiens prospects named captains for the World Juniors

In today’s links, taking a look at the Canadiens’ top five prospects, rescheduling Bell Centre games if fans can’t attend, NHL officially pulls out of Olympics, and more.

If you buy something from an SB Nation link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement.

Rob Wallator / Hockey Canada

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Taking a look at the Canadiens’ top five prospects including WJC captains Kaiden Ghule and Jan Myšák. [Sportsnet]
  • If the Bell Centre can’t allow fans in January, the NHL may reschedule some home games to when fans can attend. [TSN]
  • Looking at Jesse Ylönen’s first four NHL games. [The Athletic]
  • Meet Team Czechia’s 2022 captain!
  • Laval Rocket’s December 29th game has been postponed.

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • It’s official. NHL players will not be participating in the 2022 Winter Olympics. [CBC]
  • Is pulling out of the Olympics a rash and short-sighted decision? [The Guardian]
  • With no Olympics to look forward to for hockey fans, Craig Button looks at what could have been for Team Canada. [TSN]
  • What could be on eight NHL team’s wish lists at this point in the season — penalty kills, time machines, and a redo. [Sportsnet]
  • Unrestricted free agent Tuukka Rask and the Boston Bruins have not yet discussed a new contract. [NHL]
  • Slated to be their largest tournament, with 30 teams on the schedule, the Mac’s U18AAA Tournament has been put on hold due to COVID. [Calgary Sun]