Friday Habs Headlines: Stephane Waite discusses the strong goaltending depth the Canadiens have built

In today’s links, catching up with Stephane Waite about the Habs’ netminding, Ryan Poehling prepares for the US U20 team summer camp, and teams around the league still have decisions to make.

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Stephane Waite discusses his pride in Carey Price, as well as the rest of the promising group of Habs goaltenders up and down the system. [Journal de Montreal | Google Translate]
  • Brendan Gallagher says it’s hard to get in contact with Carey Price during the off-season. [BarDown]
  • Scott Cullen examines goaltenders using expected goals against and finds Price at the top of the heap. [TSN]
  • Al Montoya could see an increased workload in his second campaign with the Canadiens. [Canadiens]
  • Ryan Poehling is “in awe” after being drafted by the Habs. []
  • ICYMI: The Canadiens signed forward Yannick Veilleux to a minor-league contract. [EOTP]/

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The St. Louis Blues have signed defenceman Colton Parayko to a five-year contract with a $5.5 million AAV. [Sportsnet]
  • Washington Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan says that KHL interest forced the Caps’ hand with regard to the recently signed Evgeny Kuznetsov. [TSN]
  • Bridging Mika Zibanejad would be a huge mistake. [Blueshirt Banter]
  • Radim Vrbata could be an upgrade on Jaromir Jagr for the Florida Panthers. [Litter Box Cats]
  • First-line centres do not grow on trees and are not sold in stores. [Canes Country]
  • A detailed look at Matt Duchene’s role with the Colorado Avalanche going forward. [Mile High Hockey]
  • Chuck Greenberg might be a perfect fit for the Hurricanes. [FanRag Sports]
  • The youngest members of the Vegas Golden Knights play “Guess That 90s Tune.” [Vegas Golden Knights]/

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