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Saturday Habs Headlines: Just getting started

Slafkovsky and Dach and Montreal’s plans, the goalie market, Tkachuk and Gaudreau remain unsigned, Keith retires, and more in today’s links.

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2022 Upper Deck NHL Draft - Round One Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Juraj Slafkovsky thinks a shared passion for hockey will help him win over any doubters in Montreal. [Sportsnet]
  • An impressive Olympics, selected first overall, Slafkovsky’s drafting could represent a hockey renaissance in Slovakia. [Sportsnet]
  • What Montreal’s draft says about the new organization. [The Athletic | Montreal Gazette]
  • Kirby Dach is looking forward to an opportunity for a fresh start. [Sportsnet | TVA | TSN | Twitter]
  • Dach hopes that playing under Marty St. Louis will help him elevate his game. [The Athletic]
  • Martin Lapointe and Nick Bobrov talk about the Canadiens’ picks. [Canadiens]
  • Analyzing Montreal’s draft. [The Athletic]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Like the weather, the goalie market is heating up for the Toronto Maple Leafs and the rest of the league. [NHL | Sportsnet | Sportsnet | NBC Sports]
  • Women are finally making meaningful inroads into NHL front offices. [CBC]
  • Johnny Gaudreau and the Calgary Flames are hard at work to get a deal done. [NHL]
  • With free agency right around the corner, time is running out the Flames on both Gaudreau and Matthew Tkachuk. [Sportsnet]
  • Winners and losers from the draft. [NBC Sports]
  • Duncan Keith retires after 17 seasons in the NHL. [Sportsnet]
  • The Edmonton Oilers have created cap space, but can the spend it wisely? [Sportsnet]