Tuesday Habs Headlines: Nolan Patrick visits Montreal before heading home

One of the top prospects included Montreal with a short list of teams to visit, the Habs extend Andreas Martinsen, the CWHL is expanding, and more

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • On Monday, the Habs re-signed Andreas Martinsen, to a one year contract. [EOTP]
  • Re-live all of Brendan Gallagher’s goals from the 2016-17 season. [Drive for 25]
  • The Montreal Canadiens join a short list of teams visited by Nolan Patrick prior to his return home. [NHL.com]/

Update: Nolan did not visit with the Habs. Rather, the meeting was with a sponsor.

  • Steve Penney’s stardom shone but a short time in Montreal, but it burned bright. [La Presse]
  • Montreal has hired powerful businesswoman Anna Martini to the club’s executive financial team. [La Presse]
  • The Canadiens presented the recipients of this year’s Guy Lafleur Awards of Excellence. [Canadiens]/

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Prior to Game Three, Ilya Bryzgalov took to the streets of Nashville to dance, get excited about bears, and ask edgy questions. [The Players’ Tribune]
  • The conditions are ripe for an NHL General Manager to take a run at offer sheeting an RFA. Here are a few examples of times teams had to match an offer sheet. [Sportsnet]
  • Offside reviews continue to irritate many, but the competition committee doesn’t appear willing to discuss any changes to the system. [TSN]
  • With the arrival of the Las Vegas Golden Knights, there may be a mutually beneficial landing zone for some burdensome contracts. [FRS]
  • The 1976-77 Habs were the league’s third best ever team, as voted by fans, but the 1984-85 Edmonton Oilers were the best ever. [NHL]
  • Catch up on all things Ilya Kovalchuk from the savviest NHL insiders. [FRS]
  • The wrongful death suit against the NHL in the Derek Boogaard case has been dismissed by a US Federal Court Judge. [Rick Westhead]
  • As has been rumoured, the CWHL officially announced its expansion to China. [Sportsnet]/

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