Tuesday Habs Headlines: Price and Radulov want to stay in Montreal

Many questions linger over the offseason, including what to do with Carey Price and Alexander Radulov.

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Carey Price went out of his way to say he wants to stay in Montreal and win a championship. [TSN]
  • ICYMI: Catch all the highlights from Marc Bergevin’s press conference on Monday. [Habs EOTP]
  • What will be the fate of unrestricted free agent Alexander Radulov? He clearly loves Montreal and playing for the Habs, but that may not be enough to keep him in the bleu-blanc-rouge. [Journal de Montréal]
  • Radulov also seems to want his G.M. to attempt to bring Ilya Kovalchuk to Montreal. [Eric Engels]/
  • The Canadiens’ General Manager spoke about centres and winning without a true number one. [Arpon Basu]
  • Five years into his tenure with the Canadiens, Marc Bergevin has now put his stamp on the club. Bob McKenzie shares his thoughts on the G.M.’s performance so far and what he has to do yet. [TSN 690]
  • Beyond Price and Radulov, Marc Bergevin has many questions to ask himself about the off-season. [Journal de Montréal]
  • Guillaume Lefrançois chalks it all down to six issues for Bergevin. [La Presse]
  • Best analogy for those seeking comfort, “Marc Bergevin requires only a scalpel to repair the team’s troubles, not dynamite.” [Radio-Canada]
  • François Gagnon believes Marc Bergevin is still the right man to lead the Canadiens. [TSN 690]
  • The Canadiens seem to have more questions than answers for the summer. [La Presse]
  • While there is still one year left before Carey Price’s contract expires, the world-class goalie’s situation could affect the direction the Canadiens go moving forward. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Some suggestions point to the Dallas Stars being a convenient potential trading partner should the Canadiens deal Price. [Journal de Montréal]
  • Arpon Basu joined the Morning Show to discuss his piece on Carey Price and his take on the position Marc Bergevin finds himself in. [TSN 690]
  • Artturi Lehkonen was among the bright spots in the Canadiens’ failed playoff run. The young rookie played his way into some key situations, performing each step of the way. [Habs EOTP]
  • The Washington Capitals demonstrate exactly the impact a controlled zone entry can have, one of the key areas the Canadiens failed at in their first round loss. [Jack Han]
  • The NHL Centennial celebration looks back on the one and only Jean Béliveau overtime goal - an instant classic. [NHL]
  • Tony Harris’ paintings have been part of the Centennial also, and the most recent reveal includes former Habs’ great Doug Harvey. [NHL]
  • Meg Hewings, General Manager of Les Canadiennes, feels her team is a continuation of the Habs’ glory days. [CBC]/

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Round two of the playoffs is set, and the schedule is ready, mark your calendars accordingly. [NHL]
  • The New York Rangers are moving on to face the Ottawa Senators, here’s how they defeated the Montreal Canadiens. [Blueshirt Banter]
  • The Chicago Blackhawks are facing the new normal. [Puck Daddy]
  • Todd McLellan says he won’t reveal anything then provides brilliant insight on line matching and faceoffs. [Jonathan Willis]
  • Joe Thornton is a tough person. [Kevin Kurz]
  • The New Jersey Devils had some fun with their most loyal home fans. [120 Sports]/
  • There is a lot of buzz about Ilya Kovalchuk’s interest in an NHL return; here are the facts surrounding how it can take place. [TSN]/

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