Wednesday Habs Headlines: The Montreal Canadiens will define the 2018 NHL Draft

In today’s links, the Habs will play the defining role in the 2018 draft, looking back at 1993, and the Stanley Cup Final is nearing a possible conclusion.

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • The Montreal Canadiens will define the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. [The Hockey Writers]
  • Taking a closer look at NHL Combine results. [Montreal Canadiens]
  • 20 players who could be on the move this offseason, including Max Pacioretty and Alex Galchenyuk. [The Athletic]
  • Katia Clement-Heydra demonstrates the snap shot in this edition of Skills and Drills with Les Canadiennes. [Montreal Canadiens]
  • Jacques Demers reflects back on the 1993 Stanley Cup-winning team. [Montreal Canadiens]
  • The victory in 1993 quickly turned sour, as the scene in the streets of Montreal turned chaotic. [Radio-Canada]
  • Michal Moravcik and David Sklenicka inking their first contracts with the Canadiens. [Allan Walsh]/

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Garth Snow and Doug Weight have been relieved of their duties with the New York Islanders. Lou Lamoriello takes over as General Manager. [TSN | Lighthouse Hockey]
  • The Washington Capitals are shaking off 44 years of bad luck in one playoff run. [Sportsnet]
  • When James Neal’s shot pinged off the goal post with a yawning cage in front of him, was that the sound of the Golden Knights’ season ending? [Sportsnet]
  • This is Evgeny Kuznetsov’s time. [Deadspin]
  • Andrei Svechnikov stopped by to meet the Carolina Hurricanes, who hold the #2 selection in the draft. [Carolina Hurricanes]/
  • Speaking of the Hurricanes, who’s on their way out of Carolina this off-season? [TSN]
  • For the Markham Thunder and women’s hockey, meeting the Prime Minister is far more than just a photo-op. [The Athletic]
  • Mats Sundin has his retirement banner raised in the lobby of Toronto’s SickKids Hospital. [TSN]
  • If the Washington Capitals win the Stanley Cup, the DC Metro will make a commemorative T.J. Oshie Smartrip card. [Russian Machine Never Breaks]/

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