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Saturday Habs Headlines: Caufield Watch

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In today’s links, Cole Caufield dominates but sees his season end, what does his future hold, Sean Burke talks goaltending, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Cole Caufield had two goals and an assist in the first round of the NCAA tournament... [Twitter]
  • ... However his team lost 6-3 meaning that questions surrounding his future will start in earnest. [Sportsnet]
  • His sophomore season was a historic one. [Wisconsin State Journal]
  • The Canadiens are not playing games or practicing, but Marc Bergevin was busy making a trade acquiring Eric Staal [EOTP]
  • Is it possible Staal will move to wing? [TSN]
  • Sean Burke met the media for the first time since taking over as the team’s director of goaltending and had some interesting ideas. [Montreal Gazette]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The Canadian government officially changed the NHL’s quarantine requirements, reducing the period to seven days. [Canadian Press]
  • After missing Thursday’s game, the Buffalo Sabres coaching staff returned to the team. [TSN]
  • As the trade deadline looms, here are some proposed trades that make sense for both teams. [The Athletic]
  • Hockey scouts have had a weird year, and are still navigating through it. [Global News]
  • The University of Michigan is the second team to be eliminated from the Frozen Four without playing a game due to COVID-19 test results. [University of Michigan]