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Tuesday Habs Headlines: No Sweep!

Pushed to the brink, Montreal responds, again, remembering Blue Jackets goalie Matiss Kivlenieks, the Wild make some signings, and more in today’s links

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NHL: Stanley Cup Final-Tampa Bay Lightning at Montreal Canadiens Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Guy Lafleur, Patric Roy, and Yvan Cournoyer attended Game 5 together. [NHL]
  • Martin St. Louis thinks Cole Caufield could have been a force in any era. [The Athletic]
  • Charles Hudon is officially no longer a Hab. [Twitter]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Matiss Kivlenieks of the Blue Jackets passed away on Sunday in tragic accident. [Sportsnet |Yahoo Sports | Yahoo Sports | NHL | The Athletic]
  • For Mikhail Sergachev, being traded to the Lightning worked spectacularly. [The Athletic]
  • As one would expect, the Lightning don’t care about celebrating a Cup win in isolation again. [The Hockey News]
  • Andrei Vasilevskiy is the favorite to win the Conn Smythe Trophy. [NBC Sports]
  • With the NHL season nearly over, it’s time to turn our attention onto possible trades. [Sportsnet]
  • Gary Bettman stands behind the jobs that Parros and the DoPS have done. [The Hockey News]
  • The Wild re-sign Nick Bjugstad. [Sportsnet | Yahoo Sports]
  • Kirill Kaprizov and the Wild are expected to discuss a contract extension next week. [NHL]
  • Sergei Mozyakin retires as the KHL’s all-time points leader. [TSN]