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Friday Habs Headlines: Kudos to Coach Claude

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Kudos need to be given to Claude Julien for unleashing the Habs’ offence this year. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Victor Mete has assumed the position of Shea Weber’s partner by merit rather than default. [The Athletic]
  • The Habs face the league’s toughest schedule for the remainder of the season. [The Athletic]
  • The Canadiens should make inquiries regarding the availability of Andre Burakovsky. [RDS]
  • Shea Weber and Pekka Rinne were joined at the hip during their Predators’ days. [Montreal Gazette]
  • The former Nashville and current Canadiens captain also built a special friendship with decorated Special Olympian Mike Maguire during his tenure in the Music City, one that he maintains to this day. [Montreal Canadiens]
  • Nate Thompson is thrilled about joining the Canadiens. [Montreal Gazette]/

Around the league and elsewhere

  • A year after the shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School, Roberto Luongo still feels the anguish of that day. [ProHockeyTalk]
  • Despite being 36 years old, Mikko Koivu is totally confident in his ability to return next year from an ACL tear. [ESPN]
  • NHL goalies do their best to be ready for the unpredictable. [ProHockeyTalk]
  • Jarmo Kekalainen is telling teams to make an offer concerning impending UFAs Artemi Panarin and Sergei Bobrovsky. [TSN]
  • What does the goalie market look like as the Calgary Flames consider an upgrade at the position? [TSN]
  • Ben Bishop and Anton Khudobin have been elite this year for the Dallas Stars. [Defending Big D]
  • Washington Capitals players voice their support for women’s hockey. [RMNB]
  • Should the Philadelphia Flyers trade Shayne Gostisbehere? [Broad Street Hockey]
  • Members of the New Jersey Devils recall their own logistical nightmares from hockey-related transactions. [The Athletic]
  • What can we expect from all 31 teams at the NHL Trade Deadline? [The Athletic]/

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