Saturday Habs Headlines: Why Jaromir Jagr would be a fit with Montreal

Reway watch continues as his return to play nears, why both Markov and Jagr would fit in Montreal, Danault paying it forward, and more.

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Two of the remaining “old guard” UFA’s in the NHL would look like good fits in Habs’ uniforms. [ESPN]
  • Martin Reway is practising in Slovakia, which is great to see after the forward dealt with serious health issues last season. [EOTP]
  • Phillip Danault visited the Montreal Canadiens’ School of Hockey on Friday. [Canadiens Twitter]/
  • Torrey Mitchell and Michael McCarron are training partners this summer, and both feel their are pushing each other to perform better. [Canadiens]
  • Shea Weber apparently has some acting skills, and not the diving kind either. [Instagram]
  • Weber does have a love for Sicamous, BC and wants to tell you about his home town. [Canadiens]
  • A fee charged to season ticket holders for printing their tickets has some of the most loyal in the fanbase buzzing. [Montreal Gazette]/

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The Ilya Kovalchuk soap opera continues, as the Russian forward now says an NHL return is in the plans, but for the 2018-19 season. [Sportsnet]
  • Tomas Tatar and the Detroit Red Wings agreed to a four-year deal. [WIIM]
  • It’s official, 2018 top draft prospect Rasmus Dahlin will represent Sweden at the upcoming World Junior Summer Showcase. [NHL]
  • Women’s College Hockey is still reeling from major programs shutting down. Could crowdsourcing be a solution? [Puck Daddy]
  • A downtown arena isn’t necessary in Raleigh for the Carolina Hurricanes to succeed. [CC]/

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