Wednesday Habs Headlines: Artturi vs. Carey — The quest for Play of the Year continues

In today’s links, Artturi Lehkonen faces off against Carey Price in the Habs’ Play of the Year bracket, Nick Suzuki isn’t the only Habs prospect headed to Halifax, and the Toronto Maple Leafs extend Brendan Shanahan for six more years.

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Artturi Lehkonen laying out to complete a tic-tac-toe play vs. the Sabres or Carey Price stymieing a Tyler Bertuzzi breakaway with his toe? The vote for Canadiens’ play of the year continues. [Montreal Canadiens]
  • Newly crowned OHL champion and playoff MVP Nick Suzuki did it all en route to guiding the Guelph Storm to a Memorial Cup appearance. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Suzuki could be comparable to Ryan O’Reilly. [La Presse]
  • Suzuki isn’t the only Habs prospect who will suit up at the Memorial Cup. [Montreal Canadiens]/

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Tuukka Rask is making a case for the Conn Smythe. [TSN]
  • The Shanaplan has been extended for six years. [TSN]
  • The hiring of three experienced disciplinarians behind the bench is a wake-up call for the Philadelphia Flyers’ roster. [Broad Street Hockey]
  • Should the Flyers deal Jakub Voracek? [Broad Street Hockey]
  • What could the #ForTheGame movement mean for Nordic hockey? [The Ice Garden]/

Wednesday’s playoff schedule

WCF Game 3: San Jose Sharks @ St. Louis Blues (Series tied 1-1)

Start time: 8:00 PM EDT / 5:00 PM PDT
In Canada: CBC, Sportsnet 360 (English), TVA Sports (French)
In the US: NBCSN
Elsewhere: NHL Live

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