Sunday Habs Headlines: The Canadiens can’t settle for mediocrity

Here are your daily links, including the promise of Mikhail Sergachev, Habs off-season pastimes, a schedule for the Cup Final, and more.

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Craig Button was on Melnick in the Afternoon to discuss Habs prospect Mikhail Sergachev, who is currently competing for the Windsor Spitfires in the CHL’s Memorial Cup. [TSN 690]
  • Complacency won’t help the Habs improve for the future. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Nothing like a bit of chirping to accompany a round of off-season golf.../
  • ICYMI: Here are some of the prospects Canadiens fans have to look forward to. [Habs EOTP]/

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The league has released the schedule for the Stanley Cup Final series. [NHL]
  • Matt Murray returns, and the Penguins take Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Final. [NHL]
  • As he approaches his 20th year as Nashville’s GM, take a look at how David Poile has put together the current Predators roster. [Sportsnet]
  • Ryan Getzlaf has been fined $10,000 by the league for his use of a homophobic slur in Game 4.  [Twitter]
  • The final Avco Cup was awarded 38 years ago on Saturday./
  • The best medicine is probably a visit from your dog after surgery. Just ask Ryan Johansen. [NHL]
  • Canada came back from a 2-0 deficit to beat Russia in the semifinals of the IIHF World Championship, making it to the gold medal game against Sweden. [Hockey Canada]
  • The Oilers have reportedly signed Iiro Pakarinen to a contract extension./

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