Sunday Habs Headlines: Canadiens players plan to make donations to help Humboldt Broncos families

In today’s links, Brendan Gallagher speaks of his teammates desite to help the families of the Humboldt Broncos players, Jake Evans comes up just short of an NCAA Championship, Alain Vigneault is fired, and more.

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Brendan Gallagher relayed the players’ desire to pool their resources for a donation to the families of the Humboldt Broncos players:/
  • If you would like to do the same, you can visit the official donations page. [GoFundMe]
  • Jake Evans’ team came up short in its bid for an NCAA Championship, as Notre Dame fell by a 2-1 score to the University of Minnesota-Duluth. [NCAA]
  • Evans did register an assist on the one goal the Fighting Irish scored:/
  • How about taking a tour of Nikita Scherbak’s Montreal home? [YouTube]
  • The Canadiens had to wait in the concourse ahead of their practice on Friday, allowing several Leafs fan to get some photos with the players of the rival team:/

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The Chicago Blackhawks and Winnipeg Jets wore jerseys with their nameplates replaced by the word “Broncos” last night. The autographed sweaters will be auctioned off to support the families of the victims in Humboldt:/
  • Alain Vigneault has been fired by the New York Rangers. [TSN]
  • The Detroit Red Wings have extended the contract of general manager Ken Holland for two more years. [Winging It In Motown]
  • There is one way to reduce the number of head injuries in hockey: ban any and all hits to the head. [The Players’ Tribune]
  • Last night saw Patrick Sharp’s final NHL game, as he announced he would retire at the end of the season. [TSN]
  • The addition of two Chinese teams to the CWHL this season was a first step in a multi-year plan to become a contender on the international stage. [The Victory Press]/

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