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Alex Galchenyuk to start the year at wing, and other highlights from Canadiens golf tournament

The team’s annual golf tournament marks the true start to the hockey season

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The biggest news, from Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin is that Alex Galchenyuk will start the season at wing, barring a change.

And part of it is due to the acquisition of Jonathan Drouin.

The Habs GM also talked about the cap space the team has.

Bergevin also talked about the departures of Alex Radulov and Andrei Markov.

He also talked about the front office changes.

He also talked about Michel Therrien’s scouting, says it won’t be full time and that Therrien proposed to help the team.

He also talked about the makeover on defence.

The team’s goaltender had a party with him on his way to the tournament.

Geoff Molson spoke about the upcoming season as well.

Claude Julien also spoke to the media, and his GM said that although it’s ultimately Julien’s decision, he thinks Alex Galchenyuk will fit on the right wing.

Julien thinks Galchenyuk can play the right wing as well.

Bergevin named certain young players he wanted to see impress at training camp.

The coach likes the biggest addition to the team and that he has a bright future.

Julien says that with 8 pre-season games, there will be plenty of opportunity for young players to earn a spot on the team.

Charles Hudon also spoke to the media.

Carey Price spoke to the media as well.

Newcomer Karl Alzner said don’t expect to him replace Markov, or at least not his 15 goals.

Phillip Danault says fans will love the newest addition.

Jonathan Drouin also talked to the media.

He says he’s a player who likes to pass first, and that him and Max Pacioretty have developed chemistry quickly in off-season skating.

Shea Weber says that he is more comfortable in his second year with the team.

Alex Galchenyuk spoke the media.

Max Pacioretty talked about his relationship with the fans.