Sunday Habs Headlines: Marc Bergevin not shying away from tough questions

In today’s links, Bergevin answers fan questions, Plekanec predicted to hang up his skates, and the Oilers’ scoring woes.

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Marc Bergevin answered some burning (and some not so burning) questions submitted by  fans on social media. []
  • Speaking of the Canadiens’ general manager, his unique approach to building through the draft has seen the team add nine former first-round draftees recently. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Tomas Plekanec is listed among players who are predicted to play their final NHL game in the upcoming year. [TVA Sports]
  • Can you guess the six players who might be extra motivated to have a bounce-back year on the Canadiens? [Journal de Montreal]/

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Do you agree with this list on arguably the greatest defensive pairs to ever grace the NHL? [Sportsnet]
  • Goals might be hard to come by for the Edmonton Oilers in the upcoming season. [Copper and Blue]
  • How will Philadelphia Flyers general manager Ron Hextall handle Wayne Simmonds’ next contract, in the wake of the James van Riemsdyk signing? [Broad Street Hockey]
  • Figuring out how to pay goaltenders what they are worth remains a tricky task. [TSN]
  • Defenseman Ryan Murray rejoined the Columbus Blue Jackets by agreeing to a one-year deal. [The Canon]
  • With World Cup fever in full spring, should the NHL consider employing a one-person broadcast like soccer commentary tends to do? [The Athletic]/

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