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Tuesday Habs Headlines: Summer News

Savard puts on the bleu blanc et rouge, the Blackhawks commit to releasing the results of the sexual assault investigation, Fleury commits to playing in Chicago, the Makars relive Tyler’s drafting, and more in today’s links

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • David Savard had his first chance to put on the jersey. [Twitter]
  • Tomas Tatar remains one of the top unsigned free agents. [Sportsnet]
  • Also unsigned are Eric Staal and Erik Gustafsson. [TVA]
  • Marek and Friedman review all 32 teams’ off-seasons. [Sportsnet]
  • Habs Michael McNiven among the players who have filed for arbitration. [NHL]
  • Montreal and Vegas both drop in the Cup rankings after their moves in the draft and early days of free agency. [The Athletic]
  • Kaiden Guhle has grown a lot, and it’s put him in contention to be Canada’s captain at the World Juniors. [Twitter]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Colorado Avalanche sign Ryan Murray. [TSN]
  • The Blackhawks pledge to release the findings of the sexual assault investigation. [TSN | Sportsnet | Yahoo Sports | NBC Sports]
  • Marc-Andre Fleury greets Chicago and commits to playing for the Hawks. [Yahoo Sports | NHL]
  • There’s no timeline for Jonathan Toews’ return. [NHL]
  • It’s becoming increasingly clear that the Buffalo/Eichel situation isn’t tenable. But who could actually take him on? [NBC Sports | The Hockey News]
  • A complete timeline of Free Agency signings so far. [NBC Sports]
  • The Winnipeg Jets have struggled on defense for a few years now. Have their off season moves addressed this problem? [NBC Sport]
  • The Seattle Kraken have revised their contract with Philipp Grubauer after it was initially rejected for violating the CBA. [NBC Sports | CBC]
  • Zach Werenski says he’s ready to prove himself after the departure of his defensive partner. [NHL]
  • Evander Kane denies gambling allegations. [CBC]
  • A look inside Cale and Tyler Makar’s day when they found out the Avalanche had drafted Tyler. [The Avalanche]