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Monday Habs Headlines: Nathan Légaré excited to join the Canadiens

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • If you missed the news yesterday, the Canadiens brought in four assets for being the third party in Erik Karlsson’s trade from San Jose to Pittsburgh. [EOTP]
  • Kent Hughes cleared the contract of Mike Hoffman and opened up a needed forward spot. Now he has more work to do with the pieces, namely Jeff Petry and Casey DeSmith, he received in return. [Sportsnet]
  • Nathan Légaré says his heart skipped a beat when he heard he’d been traded to Montreal. [La Presse]
  • Victoria Azarenka’s son, Leo, sported a Canadiens jersey in a ball hockey event ahead of tennis’s National Bank Open in Montreal. [Journal de Montreal]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The San Jose Sharks are a much worse NHL team after the Karlsson trade, and that’s the positive thing for the organization. [Fear The Fin]
  • A month into free agency, Matt Dumba is signing with the Arizona Coyotes. [ESPN]
  • Former NHL goaltender Gilles Gilbert has passed awat at 74. [Le Soleil]

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