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Monday Habs Headlines: Choosing to forgo vaccination could affect Jesse Ylönen’s season

In today’s links, Ylonen’s action could be limited, Lafleur celebrates his birthday, Aho amused by Hurricanes’ trolling, Jagr still going strong, and more.

Edmonton Oilers v Montreal Canadiens Photo by Francois Lacasse/NHLI via Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • He already missed the start of rookie camp because of it, how else will Jesse Ylönen’s refusal to get vaccinated affect his season? [Journal de Montreal]
  • Guy Lafleur says “the years go by” as he celebrates his 70th birthday today. [Journal de Montreal]
  • William Trudeau, Mattias Norlinder and Jan Mysak scored for the rookie Canadiens in a 4-3 loss to the Senators on Saturday. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Carey Price, Paul Byron and Marc Bergevin will be among the stars for the Hockey 911 fundraiser on September 22. [Twitter]
  • Four interesting facts about Mike Hoffman. [The Hockey Writers]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Sebastian Aho was pretty amused by Carolina Hurricanes’ trolling of the Canadiens with Jesperi Kotkaniemi’s signing bonus. [ESPN]
  • Artemi Panarin says he’s not interested in being named the New York Rangers captain. [NHL]
  • Zdeno Chara agreed to a one-year deal with the New York Islanders for his 24th NHL season. [Sportsnet]
  • Edmonton Oilers defenceman Dmitri Samorukov is expected to be out for six weeks after suffering a broken jaw during Saturday’s rookie game. [Sportsnet]
  • Jaromir Jagr still going strong at 49!