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Thursday Habs Headlines: Saving Jake Allen from the Kraken

In today’s links, hoping Allen isn’t scooped up by Seattle, the special team that kept overcoming adversity, the down low on the Expansion Draft, and more.

NHL: JUN 18 Stanley Cup Playoffs Semifinals - Golden Knights at Canadiens Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • It would be in everyone’s best interest if Marc Bergevin does his best to hang on to Jake Allen through the expansion draft. [Montreal Gazette]
  • As Dominique Ducharme takes a giant leap up the coaching ladder, he must be ready to continue to navigate challenges calmly and cooley. [Sportsnet]
  • ICYMI: Luke Richardson signed a three-year contract extension with the Canadiens. [EOTP]
  • On his decision to re-sign, Richardson said, “ I like to win. Montreal wants to win. It’s a good combination.” [NHL]
  • Overcoming adversity time and time again. Reliving the Canadiens 2020-21 season. [YouTube]
  • The 2020-21 Habs group was a special team that’s heading in the right direction. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Four Canadiens who could be targeted during the Expansion Draft and the impact it would have on the team. [The Hockey Writers]
  • How one person ended up rooting for the Habs during the playoffs — even when they’re one of your biggest rivals. [SilverSevenSens]
  • Why Ryan Suter would be a perfect fit on the top line alongside Shea Weber. [The Hockey Writers]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • At just 33 years old, Kevan Miller of the Boston Bruins announced he’s retiring due to injuries. [Sportsnet]
  • Jeff Skinner waived his no-movement clause ahead of the Expansion Draft. [ESPN]
  • Tony Marinaro talks with Mathieu Darche about his transition to the business side of hockey:
  • As the next phase of his recovery from a wrist injury, Vancouver Canucks’ Elias Pettersson has resumed shooting pucks and is expected to be ready to return next season. [NHL]
  • Everything you need to know about how the Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft will go down. [ESPN]
  • Top goalie prospect Jesper Wallstedt has been making history since he was 14 years old and may continue to make history at the upcoming NHL Draft. [TSN]