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Tuesday Habs Headlines: Christian Dvorak is eager to join the team

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Christian Dvorak is is excited to play in Montreal, Bergevin isn’t happy about losing Kotkaniemi, but feels it was the right choice given the money, Arizona’s rebuild, Kuznetsov’s future, and more in today’s links.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • New Hab Christian Dvorak says he’s looking forward to hockey-mad Montreal. [TSN | Sportsnet | Montreal Gazette]
  • Dvorak talks about what he hopes to bring to the team. [Twitter]
  • Montreal feels they made a sensible decision in letting Jesperi Kotkaniemi go at the offer-sheet price, but that doesn’t mean they were happy to lose him. [Sportsnet | La Presse]
  • Even if Montreal proves to be right in the long term about Kotkaniemi, there are things they can learn from his tenure with the team. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Marc Bergevin says that no interim captain will be named with Shea Weber out for the season. [TSN | Sportsnet]
  • Replacing Weber, Price’s health, Jonathan Drouin, and forward depth are all among the questions facing Montreal this year. [NHL]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • The rebuild has only just begun in Arizona, but it is off to a strong start, all things considered. [NBC Sports]
  • With training camps rapidly approaching, it appears that Evgeny Kuznetsov will remain with the Washington Capitals. [Hockey News]