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Friday Habs Headlines: Jonathan Drouin on a line with Suzuki and Caufield?

In today’s links, considering all the options for the third member of the Nick Suzuki-Cole Caufield line, the NHL tightens regulations concerning unvaccinated players, and what’s the next chapter for women’s professional hockey?

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Nick Suzuki, Cole Caufield, and... Jonathan Drouin on the same line? [Sportsnet]
  • Grading the defencemen on the Canadian teams. Where do the Habs sit without Shea Weber? [TSN]
  • Breaking down the Atlantic Division. [The Hockey News Podcast]
  • Do the Canadiens have a legitimate chance of making the playoffs this year? [The Athletic]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Could Patrice Bergeron follow in David Krejci’s footsteps and return to the land of his birth? [Boston Hockey Now]
  • The NHL is tightening regulations surrounding unvaccinated players, making them potentially subject to equivalent fines and suspensions for days missed due to COVID-19 infection. [Yahoo! Sports]
  • Award-winning author and Chief of Williams Lake First Nation Willie Sellars celebrates the love of hockey and Secwépemc community values in his new children’s book, Hockey With Dad. [Prince George Daily News]
  • ‘You cannot miss this window’: As the Olympics approach, what’s next for pro women’s hockey? [The Athletic]
  • It’s become a bit of an annual tradition: is this the year the Pittsburgh Penguins fall from contention? [La Presse]
  • As senior director of player development, Hayley Wickenheiser is taking the lead at the Toronto Maple Leafs rookie camp. [TSN]
  • The WHL is adopting several rule changes for the upcoming season, including giving goal judges the discretion to award goals waved off due to quick whistles. [WHL]