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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Danault — “We need to roll up our sleeves and go to war”

In today’s links, Phillip Danault knows that the team needs a better effort in game 2, Tampa Bay’s depth created struggles for the Canadiens’ youth, and the NHL Awards are handed out.

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2021 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Game One Photo by Florence Labelle/NHLI via Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Phillip Danault knows that the team needs to work harder in Game 2. [Radio-Canada | Montreal Canadiens]
  • How can the Habs slow down the Tampa Bay Lightning’s dynamic offence? [TSN (Video)]
  • The Canadiens need to focus on the battles that they can win. [The Athletic]
  • Luke Richardson isn’t looking to change everything on the basis of one game. [La Presse]
  • Last change showcased the Bolts’ depth. [TSN]
  • Game 1 was a difficult one for the Canadiens’ young guns. [Montreal Gazette]
  • The team has faith that their youth will continue to grow in the spotlight. [Sportsnet]
  • Jake Evans spoke briefly about playing for the first time since being concussed by Mark Scheifele. [ESPN]
  • Despite the defeat, the fans are still soaking in “Stanley Cup fever.” [Globe and Mail]
  • A bandwagon fan’s guide to the Montreal Canadiens. [CBC]
  • The Habs are requesting that the Quebec government allow them to host up to 10,500 at the Bell Centre, citing the large footprint of the facility and continuing stringent public health measures for all attendees. [Sportsnet]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Gary Bettman asserted that the Chicago Blackhawks’ investigation into allegations of sexual assault by the team’s video coach is both “independent” and “appropriate.” Not everyone is so certain. [The Athletic]
  • Former Blackhawks employee Kevin Cheveldayoff, now general manager of the WInnipeg Jets, has declined comment on this matter—a silence that is perhaps speaking volumes. [Arctic Ice Hockey]
  • “This might be the last chance I get.” NHL players are concerned that Olympic participation is not guaranteed yet. [The Athletic]
  • What does it feel like to play hockey on a broken foot? [The Athletic]
  • A farewell to Nassau Coliseum. [ESPN]
  • André Tourigny is linked with the Arizona Coyotes head coaching position. [La Presse]
  • Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has inked an 8-year contract extension with an AAV of $5.125 million. [Oilers Nation]
  • The winners of the NHL Awards were announced Tuesday night, with Connor McDavid winning the Hart Trophy in a unanimous sweep of first-place votes. [TSN]