Friday Habs Headlines: The Alex Radulov sweepstakes heat up

In today’s links, the Laval Rocket officially have a head coach and general manager, the Habs announced their development camp roster, Price’s possible cost, and more

Montreal Canadiens news and notes:

  • Bob McKenzie guesses that Carey Price’s extension will fall in the 10-11 million dollar per annum range. [Chris Nichols]
  • Elliotte Friedman reports on free agent buzz around the league and says Montreal is serious about Karl Alzner and still has a fair shot at landing Alexander Radulov. [Sportsnet]
  • ICYMI: Sylvain Lefebvre was officially named the head coach of the Laval Rocket. Larry Carriere was named general manager. [Laval Rocket|EOTP]/
  • ICYMI: The Canadiens announced the roster for their summer development camp. Notable names include recent draft picks Ryan Poehling and Joni Ikonen, as well as more senior players such as Michael McNiven, Noah Juulsen, and Nikita Scherbak. [EOTP]
  • The Habs might be short at left defense, but they have better options than Alexei Emelin. [TSN 690]
  • The Russian rearguard apparently refused to waive his NTC for a potential trade to Winnipeg. [Jim Toth]/

Around the league and elsewhere:

  • The Columbus Blue Jackets have bought out the contract of Scott Hartnell. [The Cannon]
  • The Edmonton Oilers have waived Benoit Pouliot with the intention of buying out his contract. [Copper and Blue]
  • The Carolina Hurricanes have traded Eddie Lack and Ryan Murphy to the Calgary Flames. [Bob McKenzie]/
  • The Flames also signed Kris Versteeg to a one-year contract worth 1.75 million dollars. [TSN]
  • Former Edmonton Oiler Dave Semenko has passed away at the age of 59. [TSN]
  • Jaromir Jagr is lonely and waiting for that phone to ring. [Jaromir Jagr]/
  • The Canadian and US women’s national hockey teams are set to kick off a pre-Olympics exhibition series in Quebec City. [Hockey Canada]/

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