Friday Habs Headlines: Attitude front and centre at Development Camp

In today’s links, the Canadiens enter their prospect camp focusing on attitude, Jesperi Kotkaniemi arrives in Montreal, and the pursuit of John Tavares continues.

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • “Attitude is everything” is the theme of this year’s Canadiens Development Camp. [La Presse | Google Translate]
  • Could Charles Hudon be the Canadiens’ solution at centre? [RDS]
  • Jesperi Kotkaniemi is the new focus of attention around town. [Hockey Inside/Out (Video)]
  • Jonathan Drouin is ready to play either wing or centre this upcoming season. [Andy Mailly-Pressoir]/
  • The Habs forward also thinks that Anthony Duclair would be a fun acquisition for the CH. [Andy Mailly-Pressoir]/
  • The Habs have expressed interest in Xavier Ouellet and Tobias Rieder. [RDS]
  • The Habs have no interest in Slava Voynov. [Renaud Lavoie]/

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Rick Nash may not return to the league next season. [ProHockeyTalk]
  • The best way to acquiring a defenceman this off-season might be the trade market rather than the free-agent one. [The Hockey News]
  • Looking at the biggest bargains and risks in the UFA market. [Sportsnet]
  • Five UFAs that are flying under the radar. [ProHockeyTalk]
  • The hockey dream is still alive for Humboldt Broncos survivor Ryan Straschnitzki, as he aims  to start a new career in sledge hockey. [Sportsnet]
  • Former OHL Draft first overall pick David Levin is aiming to be the first Israeli-born player to ever make the NHL as he attends Toronto Maple Leafs prospect camp. [Toronto Star]
  • Ten notable NHLers passed over by the Hockey Hall of Fame induction committee this year. [The Hockey News]
  • Surprise, surprise. Don Cherry doesn’t think Alexander Yakushev should be in the Hall of Fame before Paul Henderson. [CBC]
  • Nick Boynton and Daniel Carcillo regard the induction of Gary Bettman into the HHoF as a slap in the face. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Ranking the six suitors for John Tavares’ hand in terms of fit. [Sportsnet]
  • There’s been a seventh team added to the hunt for John Tavares. [Adirondack Thunder]/

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