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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Trade deadline planning

In today’s links, possible plans for Kent Hughes as the trade deadline approaches, big decisions loom when it comes to Cayden Primeau, and the Buffalo Sabres lock up Dylan Cozens long term.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • The Canadiens need to go into the trade deadline with multiple plans. [The Hockey Writers]
  • Mike Keane speaks candidly about being part of a franchise-altering trade. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Big decisions are coming up when it comes to Cayden Primeau. [RDS]
  • Jayden Struble hopes to follow in Jordan Harris’s footsteps, but knows that his journey may involve the AHL. [La Presse]
  • How does Samuel Montembeault’s ascendancy affect how Kent Hughes views his team’s long-term goaltending situation for the deadline? [Montreal Hockey Now]
  • The Edmonton Oilers and Los Angeles Kings are reportedly in the market for a left defenceman, and Joel Edmundson might be an attractive target. [The Athletic]
  • Vincenz Rohrer is gradually working his way back to peak form since returning to game action two weeks after being taken off the ice on a stretcher. [Ottawa Citizen]

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