Wednesday Habs Headlines: A Homecoming for Mark Streit

In today’s links, Marc Streit is a Canadien once again, Team Canada announces its leadership staff for Pyeongchang, and a look at offer sheets and their scarcity.

Montreal Canadiens news and notes:

  • Mark Streit has signed with the Montreal Canadiens on a 1 year term for $700,000 per annum. [Journal de Montreal | EOTP]
  • The newest addition to the Habs blueline weighs in on this move. []
  • For Streit, this represents a homecoming of sorts. []
  • The Swiss veteran represents a no-risk/medium-reward move for the Canadiens. [TSN 690]
  • Does Streit’s arrival spell the end for Andrei Markov in the Tricolore? [TSN]
  • Jonathan Drouin slots in at #24 in SB Nation’s T25U25. [SB Nation]
  • Have the Canadiens improved their attack? [L’actualite]
  • Ales Hemsky hopes to relaunch his career in Montreal. [RDS]
  • Former Hamilton Bulldogs goaltender Robert Mayer, now playing in Switzerland, was involved in a serious accident recently. [L.A. Lariviere]/

Around the league and elsewhere:

  • Canadiens pro scout Sean Burke will be the General Manager for Team Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics. [Montreal Canadiens]
  • Willie Desjardins will be head coach. [Greg Wyshynski]/
  • Why are teams afraid to use the offer sheet? [SB Nation]
  • The New York Rangers have extended Mika Zibanejad for 5 years and 26.75 million dollars. [Blueshirt Banter]
  • The Detroit Red Wings have the most extensive network of NTCs, while the Colorado Avalanche and Nashville Predators enjoy almost complete roster flexibility. [Colin Cudmore]/

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