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Thursday Habs Headlines: Who will be leaned on and who will leap forward this season?

In today’s links, season expectations, leaning on veterans, players ready for the next step, Domi shows support for Drouin, the Leafs training camp starts off on the wrong foot, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Which veterans will be leaned on heavily this year and which players will take a leap forward? [TSN 690]
  • This season’s best-bang-for-their-buck non-entry level contracts. [The Hockey Writers]
  • Jonathan Drouin gets praise from his former bleu-blanc-rouge pal Max Domi for speaking publicly about his anxiety issues. [Journal de Montreal]
  • Expectations of the upcoming season and how many goals Cole Caufield sould score. [TSN 690]
  • The Canadiens wrapped up rookie camp in the win column after a 5-3 victory over a Quebec university all-star team. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Caufield still jumping in on the play!

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Seven takeaways from the Toronto Maple Leafs less-than-positive opening day of training camp. [Sportsnet]
  • Catch up on a few key NHL storylines as we officially head into hockey season. [CBC]
  • As the Vancouver Canucks return to the ice this week, two of the team’s promising stars, Elias Pettersson and Quinn Hughes, have yet to sign a contract. [TSN]
  • Pierre-Luc Dubois looks to shake off last year’s trade and get back to his true self to help the Winnipeg Jets contend for the Stanley Cup this season. [NHL]
  • The St. Louis Blues named Peter Chiarelli vice president of hockey operations as Ken Hitchcock rejoins the team as coaching consultant. [TSN]