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Sunday Habs Headlines: Canadiens still involved in “hockey trade” talks for Martin Necas

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • The Carolina Hurricanes are looking to complete a “hockey trade” involving Martin Necas, and the Canadiens are one of the teams involved in those discussions. [The Fourth Period]
  • Montreal’s aim in free agency would be adding a scoring forward on a short-term contract. That combination will be hard to come by. [The Athletic]
  • The Canadiens could still end up drafting a defenceman if one stands as the best player available at fifth. [Journal de Montreal]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • We’ve reached Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final, a fantasy scenario for many hockey players, including Zach Hyman, in their youth. []
  • The Florida Panthers are trying to stay positive with Game 7 looming. []
  • The Panthers failing to win the Stanley Cup would serve as the greatest collapse in NHL history. [The Athletic]
  • Phil Pritchard is about to hand off the Stanley Cup he’s been carting across the continent for the past two weeks. []
  • The Toronto Maple Leafs’ offer for Jacob Markstrom was similar to the accepted bid from the New Jersey Devils. [Sportsnet]
  • Alex Turcotte was signed to a three-year contract extension by the Los Angeles Kings. [TSN]

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