Thursday Habs Headlines: Carey Price will be starting the new season with confidence

Here are your daily links, including Carey Price bouncing back, Nicolas Deslauriers making the most of family time, more rumours about Erik Karlsson, and more.

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • With his worst season behind him, Carey Price is confident he’ll start off his new contract much stronger. [Canadiens]
  • Nicolas Deslauriers recently shared some adorable photos of his daughter practising nail art on dad:/
  • He’s happy with his current position back home in Finland, but Saku Koivu won’t rule out a possible future return to the NHL (and maybe even Montreal). [The Athletic]
  • For more with Koivu, also check out his conversation with EOTP’s own Patrik Bexell. [SoundCloud]
  • The newest Hab, Hunter Shinkaruk, has a message for the fans. [Instagram]
  • In memory of a hockey legend.../

Around the league and elsewhere

  • While it’s been rumoured for months that Erik Karlsson will end up somewhere new, Vancouver wasn’t topping any lists until just recently. [Sportsnet]
  • The Flyers might start the season with a handicap, as Sean Couturier has reportedly re-injured the same knee he hurt during the playoffs. [Broad Street Hockey]
  • Brandon Davidson is holding out for more than just a PTO, which is what the Oilers offered. [Sportsnet]
  • Petey Pablo’s “Raise Up” received the most votes as the Hurricanes’ new goal song. [Canes Country]
  • Even though William Nylander’s new contract hasn’t been worked out yet, Kyle Dubas has every intention of keeping him in Toronto. [Sportsnet]
  • The Jets should hope that Josh Morrissey’s contract talks don’t go the way of Jacob Trouba, since starting the season without him could leave them weak on the blue line. [Arctic Ice Hockey]
  • T25U25 around the league: Winging it in Motown (#15: Givani Smith), Die by the Blade (#6: Linus Ullmark), Silver Seven (#13: Jacob Bernard-Docker), Broad Street Hockey (#8: Oskar Lindblom), Lighthouse Hockey (#7: Devon Toews), The Cannon (#10: Joonas Korpisalo), Pension Plan Puppets (#9: Connor Brown)/

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