Thursday Habs Headlines: Max Domi continues to make his presence felt

Here are your daily links, including Domi’s career year, Phillip Danault’s new addition, the inevitable end of Artturi Lehkonen’s slump, and more.

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Max Domi’s first season with the Habs is already the best of his career. [Canadiens]
  • Although Artturi Lehkonen has been going through a bit of a slump lately, his proven ability to deliver in big games is a reason for confidence. [Sportsnet]
  • Phillip Danault’s son is here!/
  • Ryan Poehling recently sat down to discuss his time with Team USA and what he’s learned in the Habs system. [NHL (Video)]
  • Lulu Hughes, a breast cancer survivor herself, will sing the national anthem at Les Canadiennes’ Pink in the Rink game this weekend. [Les Canadiennes]/

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Kaapo Kakko is going to give Jack Hughes a good run for top spot in the 2019 NHL Draft. [Sportsnet]
  • Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis had a hard time narrowing down which staff members would get championship rings .... so everyone got one. [The Athletic]
  • In hindsight, some seemingly innocuous trades actually ended up being worse than anyone could have imagined. [Sportsnet]
  • A Nashville Predators’ recent AHL signing could indicate a shift in how NHL teams scout U Sports players, namely that they scout them at all. [Radio-Canada]/

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