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Tuesday Habs Headlines: Indicators of the Future

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Three Montreal prospects, Nick Suzuki, Josh Brook, and Jesse Ylonen all among those invited to WJC camps. [Canadiens]
  • The weekend’s hot and cold performance is a pretty good indication of where the Habs really are. [The Athletic]
  • Marie-Philip Poulin and Hilary Knight were both among the first players to be named to the CWHL All-Star tournament. [Twitter]
  • Looking back at Nikita Scherbak’s time with the Habs, and why it might be a cautionary tale for future prospects. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Our own Julian McKenzie chats with former managing editors Marc Dumont and Andrew Berkshire about various aspects of hockey blogging, including EOTP! [Soundcloud]/

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • The Hershey Bears hosted the teddy bear toss to end all teddy bear tosses. [Twitter]/

  • It’s early days still, but it’s never too early to look at who might be in contention for the Calder. [TSN]
  • It’s even earlier days to be thinking of the 2019 draft class, let alone the one in 2020, but Corey Pronman is doing it anyway. [The Athletic]
  • Aaron Ekblad, Joe Veleno, and how the pressure starts early when you’re exceptional. [The Athletic]
  • Who is on the hot seat? [Yardbarker]
  • Tyler Bertuzzi suspended. [Sportsnet]
  • The NHL is anxious to solidify plans for the next World Cup, but apparently the PA is dragging its feet. [Twitter]
  • In light of concussion suits among other things, a Saskatoon hockey mom talks about the concussions that ended her son’s career before he even left juniors. [CBC]/