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Thursday Habs Headlines: Marc Bergevin’s plan to fill the mountain-sized hole left by Shea Weber

In today’s links, Bergevin stocks up on defencemen, Danualt heads to LA, Molson addresses the Mailloux fallout, an update on Price, free agency fun, and more.

2021 NHL Draft - Round One Photo by Vitor Munhoz/NHLI via Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • How will the Canadiens go about filling the mountain-size hole that Shea Weber will be leaving? [Montreal Gazette]
  • Marc Bergevin’s plan is to do it by filling his cart full of defenceman during free agency. [NHL]
  • Geoff Molson addresses the massive fallout left by the Canadiens’ decision to draft Logan Mailloux. [NHL]
  • Angela Price gives an update on Carey Price’s surgery. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Phillip Danault waves goodbye to Montreal and heads to LA with a six-year, $33 million contract in hand. [Sportsnet]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Key takeaways from the wild and crazy opening of free agency. [Sportsnet]
  • Like the Tampa Bay Lightning signing Brayden Point to an eight-year extension for $76 million. [ESPN]
  • After 25 years of helping children learn the game, the Kids Christian Hockey League in Brockville is closing its doors, but not before giving back to the community one last time. [CTV News]
  • After selecting their team last week, the Seattle Kraken didn’t shy away during free agency signing Philipp Grubauer, Jaden Schwartz and Alexander Wennberg. [TSN]
  • Head coach Mike Sullivan is heading to the Olympics.