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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Is Antti Niemi’s return bad for Charlie Lindgren?

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Is Antti Niemi’s new deal bad news for Charlie Lindgren? [Montreal Gazette]
  • A celebratory weekend for Jacob de la Rose. [RDS]
  • Dominique Ducharme and Joël Bouchard both got their start with Pascal Vincent, the current head coach of the Manitoba Moose. [Radio-Canada]
  • Doug Harvey may be a Montreal Canadiens legend, but one of his best seasons came in the blue and gold of the St. Louis Blues. [The Hockey Writers]
  • Paul Wilson has been named Senior Vice President, Public Affairs and Communications for Groupe CH. [Montreal Canadiens]/

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The John Tavares sweepstakes power rankings. [Sportsnet]
  • The gut-wrenching reality of playoff goaltending and how seven or fewer average games can sink an entire season. [TSN]
  • Does the run of the Vegas Golden Knights reveal that no one in hockey truly knows what they’re doing? [The Guardian]
  • Jose Theodore says that Marc-Andre Fleury deserves a contract like Carey Price’s. [Journal de Montreal]
  • What Broad Street Hockey is learning from the Golden Knights. [Broad Street Hockey (Podcast)]
  • Why Rasmus Dahlin is the clear number 1 selection for this year’s draft. [The Athletic]
  • How Dahlin can solve many of the Buffalo Sabres’ problems. [The Sporting News]
  • Adam Boqvist has signed a 1 year deal with Brynäs IF. [Brynäs IF]
  • St. John’s has a new ECHL team: the Newfoundland Growlers [The Telegram]
  • ESPN has released their third annual list of the world’s top 100 most famous athletes. No one from the NHL or MLB made the list. [ESPN]/

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