Sunday Habs Headlines: Max Pacioretty remains the Canadiens’ most valuable trade piece

In today’s links, the captain is among those likely to be dealt, Deslauriers’ plans for next season, and what the Washington Capitals have been up to since their win.

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Max Pacioretty’s name is near the top of the list of those of players who may be moved this off-season. [Sportsnet]
  • Despite the disappointing end to last season, Nicolas Deslauriers is planning on doing everything he can to help get the Canadiens back into the playoffs next year. [Journal de Montreal]
  • Though 25 years have passed since the Canadiens last lifted the Stanley Cup, memories of that moment still linger on. [CTV News | CBC | The Athletic]
  • There are more similarities between being a Canadiens fan and a Ferrari fan then one might think. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Artturi Lehkonen is already preparing for next season:  /


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  • Hockey isn’t the only thing these guys are interested in:/

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The road to the Stanley Cup wasn’t an easy one for the Washington Capitals, but now that they’ve won it all, the team doesn’t plan on stopping the celebrations any time soon. [Washington Post | Sticking with the core | A never-ending Cup celebration]
  • The Ottawa Senators left a lot to be desired regarding their handling of the Randy Lee allegations. [Silver Seven Sens]
  • Ilya Kovalchuk seems to be interested in returning to the NHL and has met with a few California-based teams. [TSN]
  • Former Toronto Maple Leafs captain Mats Sundin reminisced about the time he spent with the team. [Sportsnet]
  • Prospect Evan Bouchard owes his time with the London Knights as being crucial to improving his odds of being drafted. [Montreal Gazette] /

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