Tuesday Habs Headlines: Carey Price is eager to see what Max Domi can do

In today’s links, Price speaks about the off-season moves, reactions to the Luke Richardson hiring from around the league, Dahlin gives Sabres fans hope even in a tough division, and more.

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Carey Price has been monitoring the Canadiens’ off-season moves, and is looking forward to seeing what Max Domi can bring to the team. [Sportsnet]
  • Domi answered a few questions from fans. [Canadiens.com]
  • A look at Matthew Peca, and the latent offensive talent the Canadiens will hope to reveal. [The Athletic]
  • Marion Allemoz is leaving Les Canadiennes to join the Swedish Women’s Hockey League. [Meredith Foster]
  • If you missed it, Luke Richardson was named as the Canadiens’ new defence coach yesterday. [EOTP]/
  • It’s the final hiring in what has been a series of coaching moves throughout the organization, and another that should help the Canadiens develop the young talent they possess. [Sportsnet]
  • Ron MacLean thinks it is a great move as well:/
  • Richardson is hoping to bring an element of fun to the Canadiens’ practices, but expects his new charges to get down to business come game time. [Montreal Gazette]
  • He will also be getting them to join in the sharing of his message on youth mental health and suicide prevention, through the Do It For Daron campaign in memory of his late daughter. [Montreal Gazette]
  • You can read more about the campaign here. [DIFD]/

Around the league and elsewhere

  • After an excellent interview with Växjö Lakers head coach Sam Hallam earlier, our Patrik Bexell’s next conversation in the Coach’s Challenge series is an interview with Hallam’s former understudy, Cam Abbott. [EOTP]
  • EOTP’s Julian McKenzie is visited by Chris Cuthbert on the latest episode of his podcast. [The Scrum]
  • His co-host will be Melanie Desrochers of Les Canadiennes for a live show on July 16. [Facebook]
  • John Tavares has been the exception, not the rule of what is normally a free-agency period full of older players hitting the market. Reducing the age at which a player becomes a UFA is one of the things that could help distribute talent around the league while those players are just hitting their prime. [Blueshirt Banter]
  • The Buffalo Sabres have signed Rasmus Dahlin to his entry-level contract. [Die By The Blade]
  • Now that Dahlin gives them some semblance of a competitive hockey team, how do the Sabres stack up in the Atlantic Division? [Die By The Blade]
  • Scott Niedermayer and Paul Kariya will have their numbers retired by the Anaheim Ducks this season. [Anaheim Calling]/
  • Jake Guentzel overcame his small stature to become an effective NHLer, and he shares the biggest lessons for little guys hoping to do the same. [American Development Model]
  • When evaluating free agents, paying less attention to the secondary assist portion of a point total is a key evaluation procedure. [TSN]/

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