Wednesday Habs Headlines: Montreal Canadiens regional broadcasts moving to TSN

In today’s links, the elder Lehkonen weighs in on his son’s rookie season, Jeremiah Addison’s role in the run to the Memorial Cup cannot be overlooked, and Nashville’s unique qualities as a hockeytown.

Montreal Canadiens news and notes:

  • English-language Montreal Canadiens regional broadcasts will be moving to TSN next year. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Artturi Lehkonen’s father Ismo, who is working as a broadcaster for Finnish television during the Stanley Cup Final, is satisfied with his son’s first season with the Habs, albeit not surprised at the success he found[]
  • Jeremiah Addison played a huge role in Windsor’s march to the Memorial Cup. [Brampton Guardian]
  • Martin Reway is back in training. [Twitter]/
  • The jerseys of this year’s IIHF Hall of Fame inductees, including former Canadiens captain Saku Koivu, are up for auction. [IIHF]
  • Angela Price continues to document Liv Price’s journey through life. [Instagram]/

Around the league and elsewhere:

  • The NHL is actively decreasing scoring, and it’s counterproductive. [TSN 690]
  • Pavel Datsyuk thinks that it’s good that Detroit isn’t just trying to make the playoffs. [Igor Eronko]/
  • Nashville is a hockeytown unlike any other. [SB Nation]
  • Derick Brassard will be out 4-5 months after undergoing surgery on a torn labrum. [TSN]
  • The New York Islanders have added Scott Gomez to Doug Weight’s coaching staff. [Frank Seravalli]
  • Scott Stevens appears to have resigned as an assistant coach for the Minnesota Wild. [Michael Russo]
  • Roman Josi might be getting the attention of the scribes, but P.K. Subban is the engine that drives the Nashville Predators. [Tyler Dellow]
  • The Minnesota Wild and Toronto Maple Leafs have been awarded the 2016-17 Dick Dillman Awards by the Professional Hockey Writers Association for outstanding public relations work. [PHWA]
  • Looking at Kirill Kaprizov’s value to the Minnesota Wild. [Hockey Wilderness]
  • Did goaltending cost the Los Angeles Kings a playoff spot this past season? [Jewels from the Crown]
  • Could the Chicago Blackhawks swing a deal with the Vegas Golden Knights to keep Trevor van Riemsdyk? [Second City Hockey]
  • Nashville has the catfish, Detroit has the octopus, what should the other teams throw? [SB Nation]
  • The P.K. Subban-John Scott feud died before it started. [P.K. Subban]/
  • ECHL teams donated over 3.8 million dollars to charitable causes last season! [ECHL]/
  • Chris Simon, suffering from a variety of hockey-related ailments, has filed for bankruptcy. [Ottawa Citizen]/

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