Friday Habs Highlights: What will Marc Bergevin do with the salary cap space?

In today’s links, a look at the state of the Canadiens’ rearguard corps, teams assess their moves thus far, and Yost and Friedman look at the financial climate of the league.

Montreal Canadiens news and notes:

  • Marc Bergevin will need to make good use of the current cap space if he hopes to make the Habs a Cup contender. [TSN 690]
  • Michael McNiven is living with Simon Bourque and his family as he trains full-time in Montreal this summer. [Montreal Canadiens]
  • The prospect goaltender is very grateful for the generosity. [Twitter]/
  • Carey Price will be participating in the AC Celebrity Golf Championship alongside T.J. Oshie and Jeremy Roenick. [Montreal Canadiens]/

Around the league and elsewhere:

  • As the spectre of another lockout looms, signing bonuses are becoming more popular around the league. [TSN - Travis Yost]
  • Elliotte Friedman wraps up the 2016-17 season with thoughts about Matt Duchene and the NHL’s current salary structure in the wake of the Connor McDavid contract. [Sportsnet - 30 Thoughts]
  • Pittsburgh Penguins co-owner Ron Burkle speaks for the first time one-on-one about the team that he shares with Mario Lemieux. [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]
  • The Carolina Hurricanes might have new ownership soon. [TSN]
  • Cory Schneider will inevitably be a liability to the New Jersey Devils [All About the Jersey]
  • Pierre Turgeon is the new “offensive coordinator” for the Los Angeles Kings, but what does that title actually mean? [Arctic Ice Hockey]
  • Jim Nill has never been one to sit idle, but will it pay off this year for the Dallas Stars? [Defending Big D]
  • The Minnesota Wild do not appear to have improved thus far. [Hockey Wilderness]
  • The St. Louis Blues are smartly staying quiet in free agency. [St. Louis Game Time]
  • Examining the seven-year anniversary of the only offer sheet ever signed by Doug Wilson. [Fear the Fin]
  • The Calgary Flames can look forward to a strong defense for years yet. [Matchsticks and Gasoline]
  • Hilary Knight is channeling social media to advance women’s hockey. [Excelle Sports]/

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