Wednesday Habs Headlines: A difficult off-season for the Canadiens awaits

In today’s links, looking at which teams face the toughest decisions, details on how the Habs were found to be in violation of concussion protocols, four amateur scouts let go, and more.

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Montreal faces some of the most difficult off-season tasks of any NHL team. [Sportsnet]
  • Some reports have Jack Johnson being one of the additions to be be made this summer. [TSN]
  • We investigated that possibility yesterday. [EOTP]
  • The Canadiens were revealed to have been one of three NHL teams to violate the league’s concussion protocols. [The Athletic]
  • Montreal has parted ways with four amateur scouts. [TVA Sports]
  • Watch Victor Mete ride along for a hot lap in a Mercedez-AMG GT R at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal. [YouTube]
  • Looks like the Canadiens may be going on the road at the end of December:/

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Erik Karlsson’s wife Melinda has requested an order of protection against the fiancée of Mike Hoffman, Monika Caryk, after what is reported to be a history of abuse that turned downright cruel after the Karlssons’ baby was stillborn. [Ottawa Citizen | Silver Seven]
  • The person who was the subject of sexual harassment from Senators’ assitant GM Randy Lee has been granted an order of protection. [The Athletic]
  • Former Canadiens prospect Martin Réway will join Mountfield HK of the Czech Extraliga next season. [Mountfield HK]
  • The Washington Capitals placed a congratulatory message for the Vegas Golden Knights in a local paper:/
  • After parting ways with Digit Murphy after an appearance in the CWHL Final in their inaugurual season, Kunlun Red Star has named Bob Deraney as head coach for 2018-19. [The CWHL]/

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