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Sunday Habs Headlines: Who should help Martin St. Louis?

In today’s links, discussing the new coach’s assistants, Kaiden Guhle’s dominance in the WHL, Darcy Kuemper not seriously injjured, and a report on the NHL’s viewership.

Montreal Canadiens v Vancouver Canucks

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Martin St. Louis will return next year, but should his assistants? [Hockey Inside Out]
  • Kaiden Guhle is among the top three defencemen in the WHL this season. [Dobber Prospects]
  • Brian Engblom was awed by the “scope and feel” of Guy Lafleur’s national funeral. [Toronto Sun]
  • The Canadiens are well represented on a list of the top 10 playoff records that are unlikely to be broken. [Daily Faceoff]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Everyone feared the worst when Darcy Kuemper went down after a stick went through his face mask, but thankfully it’s not a serious injury. []
  • The Vancouver Canucks and Edmonton Oilers are interested in KHL star Andrei Kuzmenko. [Sportsnet]
  • Premier Hockey Federation MVP Mikyla Grant-Mentis will sign an $80,000 deal with the Buffalo Beauts. [Sportsnet]
  • The St. Louis Blues will be without defenceman Torey Krug for “some time.” [TSN]
  • Despite the death of owner Eugene Melnyk, Gary Bettman says there’s “no urgency” with the Ottawa Senators’ situation. [CBC]
  • Mark Scheifele was critical of the approach the Winnipeg Jets have taken, but didn’t go so far as to request a trade. [Sportsnet]
  • NHL viewership was down this year, but that’s mostly because it had been up with a shorter season with more meaningful individual games in 2020-21. [Sports Business Journal]