Monday Habs Headlines: Jonathan Drouin has high expectations

Here are your daily links including Drouin’s winding road to Montreal, the rookies’ efforts at camp, and the Habs’ annual golf tournament

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Jonathan Drouin has high expectations for himself so he’ll fit in just fine with the Canadiens and their fans. [Sportsnet]
  • The rookies are giving it their all at camp, but will be scrambling to find a spot on a roster once it’s over. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Our Andrew Zadarnowski was on TSN Radio to talk Habs training camp, and says Charles Hudon should make the NHL roster. [TSN 690]
  • After trying out for the Anaheim Ducks and Tampa Bay Lightning, Alexandre Alain is hoping to impress the Canadiens during this seasons’ rookie camp, while putting his other career on hold. [Journal de Montreal]
  • Noah Juulsen talks about his performance in the 8-2 loss to the Ottawa Senators during the rookie tournament. [NHL]
  • Time to get pumped for the 2017-18 season! [NHL]
  • The Canadiens golf tournament marks the official start to the season. [RDS]
  • Then it’s time to swap the golf clubs for hockey sticks on Thursday./
  • Michel Therrien is going to get paid anyway, might as well make him work for it. [The Hockey Writers]/

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Colorado Avalanche GM, Joe Sakic, says Matt Duchene is under contract and expects to see him at training camp on Thursday. [Sportsnet]
  • Six Erie Otters of the OHL will get a taste of the NHL this week as they prepare for rookie camp. [The Hockey Writers]
  • Mike Sullivan clarifies what he’s expecting from Kris Letang this season. [Post Gazette]
  • The USA women’s national hockey team get stuck in Tampa during Hurricane Irma. /
  • Emile Poirier is ready to suit up again and would make a better story with the Calgary Flames than signing Jaromir Jagr. [Matchsticks and Gasoline]
  • Former defenceman and hall of famer, Pierre Pilote, who won the Stanley Cup with the Chicago Blackhawks in 1961, dies at the age of 85. [TSN]/

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