Monday Habs Headlines: It’s time for a fresh start for the Laval Rocket

Here are your daily links including moving on from Lefebvre, Koivu inducted into hall of fame, and Crosby reaches another milestone

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Scott Matla joins Habs Breakfast to discuss moving on from Sylvain Lefebvre and giving the Laval Rocket a fresh start. [TSN]
  • Saku Koivu was among eight inductees to be named to the 2017 class of the IIHF Hall of Fame. [Sportsnet]
  • On May 21, 1979, the Canadiens won the Stanley Cup for the fourth consecutive season, and the sixth time in the 1970s. [NHL]
  • Jeremiah Addison found the back of the net for a second game in a row, notching another goal in the 2017 Memorial Cup. [EOTP]/

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Aside from being one of the best players on ice, Sidney Crosby has also built a marketing empire on his image. [Sportsnet]
  • In a 7-0 blowout against the Ottawa Senators, Crosby hit another milestone, when he notched his 100th career playoff assist. /
  • After being benched for Game 4 in favour of Matt Murray, Marc-Andre Fleury has been around long enough to know it’s just part of the game. [Journal de Montreal]
  • An apology and a $10,000 fine for a homophobic slur made by Ryan Getzlaf is still not good enough according to a gay former OHL player. [CBC]
  • The drama of the Anaheim Ducks continues, as talk of a Corey Perry suspension emerges after Game 5. [Yahoo Sports]
  • Henrik Lundqvist lead Team Sweden to victory and took home the gold medal after defeating Team Canada in a 2-1 shootout in the IIHF championship. [Twitter]
  • P.K. Subban proves that he still has time for his Quebec fans after stopping to snap a pic with Celine Dion’s son after a Game 5 win. [NHL]/

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