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Sunday Habs Headlines: Josh Anderson set to return on Monday

In today’s links, the Canadiens get a forward back, the final GM candidates, and some Olympics news.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Josh Anderson should be in the lineup tomorrow afternoon in Arizona. [TSN]
  • The Canadiens’ general manager race is down to Mathieu Darche, Daniel Brière, and Kent Hughes. Hughes is still deciding whether he wants to take on such a role. [Sportsnet]
  • Darche’s services are in high demand:

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Former NHLer Reid Boucher recently reached a plea deal after being charged with sexually assaulting the 12-year-old daughter of his billet parents when he was 17. [Detroit Free Press (paywall)]
  • Lou Lamoriello stated he was unaware of the situation when Boucher was drafted by the New Jersey Devils back in 2011. [The Athletic]
  • Eric Staal has signed with the Iowa Wild of the AHL as he tries to work into game shape for the Olympics. [NHL.com]
  • John Klingbebrg trade talks are heating up. [Sportsnet]
  • As previously suggested, Claude Julien will be the head coach or Team Canada at the Olympics. [Bangor Daily News]