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Thursday Habs Headlines: Saving Jake Allen from the Kraken

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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.

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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]