Thursday Habs Headlines: Interest in Karl Alzner continues

Here are your daily links, including Habs’ interest in free agents Karl Alzner and Joe Thornton.

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • The Canadiens are seemingly one of the top suitors for UFA defenceman Karl Alzner: /
  • According to a report, free agent Joe Thornton may be visiting Montreal before the end of the week. [DLC]
  • Eric Engels breaks down the entire free agency picture for the Habs. [SN]
  • Meanwhile, Pierre LeBrun reported yesterday that the Habs had investigated the possibility of brining Alexei Emelin back from Vegas. [EOTP]
  • Jacob de la Rose re-signed with the Canadiens yesterday, inking a one-year, one-way contract. [EOTP]
  • Though he was drafted by the Hamilton Bulldogs in yesterday’s CHL Import Draft, Joni Ikonen will not play in the Ontario Hockey League this season. [Twitter]/

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • While the New York Rangers have reportedly been interested in signing Thornton, Darren Dreger says they will not give him the three-year term he’s after. [Twitter]
  • It’s looking like Connor McDavid is set to become the league’s highest player when his entry-level contract expires, as his next contract will reportedly earn him over $13 million per year: /
  • Steve Dangle suggests that the Hockey Hall of Fame should finally induct 1088-point-scorer Theo Fleury. [SN]/

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