Monday Habs Headlines: Alex Galchenyuk sets a solid example for work ethic

The sniper arguably had his breakout year this past season and has put in lots of hard work this summer. Max Pacioretty is an elite clutch goal-scorer in the NHL and more.

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Alex Galchenyuk is helping set the example for newcomers when it comes to summer training. [Last Word on Sports]
  • That’s Hockey looks at the off-season moves in Montreal and in Toronto as both teams look set to head into the 2016-17 season. [TSN]
  • It’s easy to overlook Max Pacioretty as an offensive juggernaut but the fact is he scores goals. And a lot of important ones. [Twitter]
  • In case you missed it, Down Goes Brown remembered a hilariously terrible Habs-themed Vanilla Ice parody. No seriously. [Vice Sports]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Brandon Wheat Kings GM Kelly McCrimmon is expected to be named to the Las Vegas management team as assistant to General Manager George McPhee. [RDS]
  • 3 vs. 3 overtime started off with a bang, but a deeper look reveals that coaches have already begun finding ways to make it a tighter and more conservative affair. [Yahoo! Sports]
  • Former Canadiens’ forward Michael Bournival doesn’t hold a grudge against the Habs but looks forward to proving his NHL worth with the Tampa Bay Lightning. [TVA Sports]
  • The ongoing debate between stats and traditionalists probably isn’t going anywhere, but here’s a good look at why the divide exists. [Flames Nation]
  • The Florida Panthers have had a busy off-season and fans have reason to be excited about what the club is up to. [Litterbox Cats]
  • This summer has seen a few headline-worthy trades, why not take a look at some of the biggest trades that came close to happening in the NHL’s past. [The Hockey News]

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