Thursday Habs Headlines: Stéphane Waite is confident that Carey Price will bounce back

Here are your daily links, including finding solutions for Price’s off year, how the Canadiens are spending their summers, gains and losses in women’s hockey, and more.

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • “We know why and we have solutions”: Stéphane Waite believes that he and Carey Price have identified the reasons for a poor 2017-18 season, and he fully expects his goaltender to return to form. [RDS | Google Translate]
  • The Habs’ off-season moves have improved the forward depth at the NHL level. [NHL]
  • Artturi Lehkonen’s summer workout is no joke. [Canadiens]
  • Mike Reilly is making dreams come true while he plays in Minnesota’s “Da Beauty League” this summer./
  • Long-time Hab David Desharnais is starting a new chapter in the KHL. [Twitter]/

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The US Women’s National Team took home “Best Game” at this year’s ESPYs, and also received the award for 2018 Sports Humanitarian Team of the Year. [ESPN | USA Hockey]/
  • Women’s Olympic hockey has been expanded to 10 teams starting in 2022. [IIHF]
  • Forbes released their list of the top 50 most valuable sports teams, and no NHL clubs made the list. [Sportsnet]
  • With the Islanders adding John Gruden to their coaching staff, the Hamilton Bulldogs are now on the hunt for a new head coach. [TSN]
  • Although the concussion claims against the NHL will no longer be pursued as a single class action suit, the plaintiffs will continue to pursue legal action against the league. [The Athletic]
  • Friends and teammates remember the unexpected sides of Ray Emery. [The Athletic]
  • Commissioner Brenda Andress has announced her departure from the CWHL. [The Ice Garden]/

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