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Thursday Habs Headlines: Bob Gainey offers words of playoff wisdom

In today’s links, Gainey offers advice as the Canadiens head to the semifinals, Weber’s first time in Round 3, Evans and Petry may soon return, Toronto is mad at the CN Tower, and more.

New Jersey Devils v Montreal Canadiens Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Five-time Stanley Cup winner Bob Gainey stopped by Wednesday’s team meeting to give the Canadiens advice as they head into the semifinals. [CBC News]
  • Residents of Toronto we none too pleased to see the CN Tower lit up in their biggest rivals colors. [Blog TO]
  • Jake Evans and Jeff Petry could return to play in the Stanley Cup Semifinal series. [RDS]
  • This will be the first time in Shea Weber’s career that he’s reached Round 3 of the playoffs. [The Hockey Writers]
  • Brendan Gallagher, Erik Gustafsson, and Dominique Ducharme met with the media on Wednesday. [NHL Canadiens]
  • Habs as wrestlers.

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • If the Colorado Avalanche relies on “talent” to win, it’s going to be see ya later playoffs for them. [Colorado Hockey Now]
  • P.K Subban will be working as an NHL analyst for ESPN throughout the Stanley Cup Playoffs and debuted on SportsCenter on Wednesday. [NHL]
  • Mark Scheifele made it clear that he still does not agree with the suspension he received for charging Evans and how the Department of Player Safety shut him down. [TSN]
  • Although a tear down may not be required, the Winnipeg Jets current roster isn’t deep enough to become a Stanley Cup champion. [Sportsnet]
  • Mark Stone’s leadership has the Vegas Golden Knights on the verge of eliminating the Avalanche. [NHL]