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Thursday Habs Headlines: The Carey Price era continues

In today’s links, Price remains in Montreal, analyzing the Habs who landed on the protected list, Guhle invited to WJC tryouts, and Bergevin showing interest in Ristolainen.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • The calculated gamble of leaving Carey Price unprotected during the expansion draft paid off. [TSN]
  • But, what could have happened if he left? [TSN]
  • Carey and wife Angela surprised the head volunteer for the Breakfast Club of Canada with a home makeover. [Montreal Gazette]
  • The pros and cons of the players who landed on the Canadiens protected list. [The Hockey Writers]
  • Kaiden Guhle was invited to attend Canada’s National Junior Team summer development camp to audition for the 2022 World Juniors. [NHL]
  • The Canadiens made the playoffs for the first time in 28 years, then there was the possibility that their star goaltender could get scooped up by the Kraken. Where has Geoff Molson been hiding through all of this? [RDS]
  • ICYMI: Trevor Letowski has joined Montreal’s coaching staff as an assistant coach. [EOTP]
  • Rumour has it that both the Canadiens and the Winnipeg Jets have their eye on Buffalo Sabres defenceman Rasmus Ristolainen. [TSN]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Mike Smith will be an Oiler for a while longer after agreeing to a two-year deal on Wednesday. [Sportsnet]
  • Just as Adam Larsson says bon voyage and heads to Seattle with a four-year deal. [Edmonton Journal]
  • Thanks to a new multi-year partnership TSN, RDS, and CBC will be broadcasting Canadian Hockey League games. [CHL]
  • Should the Toronto Maple Leafs focus more on upgrading their goaltending or defence? [TSN]
  • Dave Cameron has been named head coach of Team Canada for the 2022 WJC. [CBC]