Monday Habs Headlines: Shaw happy to reunite with Bergevin, team up with Brendan Gallagher

Looking back in more depth on this weekend’s changes to the Habs roster, the grading Montreal’s draft performance has begun, and more.

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Andrew Shaw has had mixed emotions following his trade to Montreal. He’s excited to join the Habs and reunite with Marc Bergevin. [CSN Chicago]
  • After last season it seems easier to question the Habs’ GM, but it’s important to remember why we liked him in the first place and should remain confident. [CTV]
  • Scotty Bowman has high praise for Shaw and believes Canadiens fans will like him. [JdM]
  • The Habs took several defencemen with this past draft weekend. [TVA Sports]
  • Take a look behind-the-scenes on Friday's first round with newest star prospect Mikhail Sergachev. [NHL]
  • The Edmonton Oilers say they were prepared to draft Sergachev but weren’t expecting Jesse Puljujarvi to be available with the fourth pick. [La Presse]
  • Grading Canada’s hockey teams at the draft turns out positive across the board. {National Post]
  • Sergachev made this year’s final ten in Puck Daddy’s annual ‘most awkward NHL draft rookie pics. [Puck Daddy]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • The Steven Stamkos sweepstakes are open, and the Red Wings appear to want in on the bidding. [TSN Insiders]
  • Word has it Vadim Shipachyov might still come to the NHL after all. [Twitter]
  • Alexander Radulov couldn’t get an attractive enough answer to return to the NHL, re-signs in Russia. [Puck Daddy]
  • Eric Lindros has a decent shot at being nominated for a spot in the Hall of Fame this year. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Former Canadiens’ blue liner Mike Weaver wrote about being undrafted and still making it, hopes to inspire the undrafted class of 2016. [Players’ Tribune]
  • Samuel Girard was drafted by the Nashville Predators, and he hopes this means he’s heard the last of his size being a roadblock. [RDS]

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