Wednesday Habs Highlights: Charles Hudon among the best young players in the AHL

In today’s links, the ball is in Andrei Markov’s court, more player movement around the league, and where should Alex Galchenyuk be deployed?

Montreal Canadiens news and notes:

  • Charles Hudon is simply in another tier compared to the rest of the Habs prospects straddling the AHL-NHL border. [Mitch Brown]/
  • If Alex Galchenyuk makes it to training camp, could he start the season at centre? [TSN 690]
  • According to Tony Marinaro, Andrei Markov will be a Hab if he yields to the team’s demands. [Tony Marinaro]
  • If Markov does not return, how big of a loss is that to the Habs blueline? [Dave Poulin - TSN]
  • The newest members of the Canadiens have their number assignments. [Heather Engel]/
  • Scott Cullen looks at the Ales Hemsky for Alexander Radulov “swap” made by Dallas and Montreal. [Scott Cullen - TSN]
  • The leading lights of SB Nation take a look at their season predictions, and a certain Marc Dumont came out the victor. [SB Nation]
  • Joni Ikonen’s not too shabby either. [Mitch Brown]/
  • Relive the ferocity and accuracy of Artturi Lehkonen’s shot in the videos of the day. []/

Around the league and elsewhere:

  • Nino Niederreiter of the Minnesota Wild has filed for arbitration. [TSN]
  • David Desharnais has signed a one-year contract with the New York Rangers for 1 million dollars. [Blueshirt Banter]
  • Nail Yakupov is now a member of the Colorado Avalanche. [Mile High Hockey]
  • Andre Burakovsky has signed a two-year contract with the Washington Capitals at an AAV of 3 million dollars. [TSN]
  • Ilya Kovalchuk will stay in the KHL for the upcoming season. [Sportsnet]
  • Travis Yost says that the Maple Leafs chose Patrick Marleau over more cost-effective options. [Travis Yost - TSN]/

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