Thursday Habs Headlines: Alex Galchenyuk negotiating a new contract

Here are your daily links, including contract negotiations with Alex Galchenyuk, and the Golden Knights’ expansion draft selection

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Despite recent trade rumours, the Canadiens are reportedly working on a contract extension with RFA Alex Galchenyuk: /
  • A toque donning the famed “CH” makes an appearance in a new Heritage Minutes clip. [YouTube]
  • InGoal Magazine has named their back-up goalie award after former Canadiens back-up Bunny Larocque. [InGoal]
  • In case you missed it, the Vegas Golden Knights selected Alexei Emelin from the Habs at the expansion draft last night. [EOTP]
  • Emelin took time to thank the fans. Good luck in Nevada, Alexei! /

Big thanks to Molson family and to @canadiensmtl and fans for lots of memories.

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Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Check out the full run-down from yesterday’s expansion draft at SB Nation’s new Vegas Golden Knights site, Knights On Ice. [KOI]
  • Evgeni Malkin took to Instagram to bid a farewell to long-time teammate Marc-Andre Fleury. [Instagram]
  • Of course, the NHL Awards were also given out last night in Las Vegas. You can see all of the winners here. []
  • Marian Hossa confirmed yesterday that he will not play next season due to an allergy to his equipment. [Deadspin]
  • Anaheim Ducks’ centre Ryan Kesler could miss 4-5 months after undergoing hip surgery. [PHT]/

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