Tuesday Habs Headlines: Carey Price looks to rebound after a tough season

Here are the daily links, including Price’s offseason outlook, another Habs defenceman to the KHL, and what the Canadiens could do with the third overall pick.

Montreal News and Notes:

  • Carey Price looks to re-focus and use the off-season to prepare for the 2018-19 campaign [Montreal Canadiens]
  • Options opened up for the Canadiens after landing the third overall pick in the NHL Draft, as it could be a coveted trade asset. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Rinat Valiev, acquired in the Tomas Plekanec trade, is reportedly heading to the KHL next season, joining several Russian players:/

Around the League and elsewhere:

  • There were a couple of shakeups in front offices around the NHL, starting with the Carolina Hurricanes terminating the contract of GM Ron Francis. [Sportsnet]
  • The Toronto Maple Leafs announced that Lou Lamoriello will not return as General Manager next season. [theScore]
  • EOTP’s own Patrik Bexell joined WRG 550 Buffalo radio to talk about Rasmus Dahlin, and what he could bring to the team that selects him [WGR 550]
  • The Nashville Predators’ catfish throw has become a staple in the NHL playoffs, and we get a little insight into how these fish actually make it onto the ice. [ESPN]
  • Harrison Browne, the first transgender professional hockey player has retired from the NWHL in order to take the next steps in his physical transition. [The Athletic | The Ice Garden]
  • Team Canada has named Connor McDavid as captain for this year’s World Hockey Championship. [theScore]
  • More content coming from your fellow EOTP writers, as Julian McKenzie had Arpon Basu of The Athletic on his podcast./
  • Garret Sparks of the Toronto Marlies makes an unbelievable (and gutsy) save with his bare hand. /

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