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Tuesday Habs Headlines: Montreal to host draft

Habs to host the 2022 draft, Richardson, Caufield, and Staal, and the roads they took to get to where they are, signings, the Blackhawks, and more in today’s links.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Montreal is set to host the draft in 2022. [Twitter]
  • The Richardsons decision to share their personal tragedy has saved lives, something they and their friends are not taking for granted as Luke Richardson stands behind the bench in the Stanley Cup final. [The Athletic]
  • Eric Staal has had a wild ride to get to the Final, and so has his family. [The Athletic]
  • From Hobey Baker to Stanley Cup Finals, Cole Caufield has had a pretty wild year so far, and it’s not even over yet. [Sportsnet]
  • Eric Staal and Corey Perry know just how hard it is to win, so their advice to their young teammates is not to take it for granted. [NBC Sports]
  • They may not really be “Canada’s team”, but the Montreal Canadiens are the only Canadian team still standing. [Sportsnet]
  • Habs fans all around the world (including our own Pat) are cheering for their team. [The Athletic]
  • Montreal pick Luke Tuch will be at the Team USA WJC camp. [Team USA Hockey]
  • The Rocket sign goalie Kevin Poulin. [Twitter]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • The Blackhawks continue to face scrutiny after accusations that they covered up they knowingly covered up multiple sexual assaults on members of the team by former video coach Brad Aldrich. [Sportsnet | NBC Sports]
  • Jarome Iginla, Marian Hossa, and others are set to be inducted in into the Hall of Fame this year. [TSN]
  • The Seattle Kraken and the Florida Panthers will share the Charlotte Checkers of the AHL as their affiliates. [TSN]
  • There’s still no clarity about whether or not the NHL will be at the 2022 Olympics. [NHL | CBC]
  • What should the Leafs do with Morgan Rielly? [The Athletic]