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Tuesday Habs Headlines: Rem Pitlick had requested a trade

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Rem Pitlick had asked for an opportunity with a new team ahead of Sunday’s three-team transaction, according to Renaud Lavoie. [TVA]
  • David Savard was surprised by the reacquisition of Jeff Petry. [TVA Sports]
  • Brendan Gallagher is back to being healthy after two ankle fractures last season, and just wants to play a complete season again ot find a rhythm. [Montreal Gazette]
  • He would head to penalty box for this now, but back in 2008 it was a post-season highlight for Alex Kovalev:

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Pitlick is now one of just four forwards under the age of 30 on a Pittsburgh Penguins roster in win-now mode. [RDS]
  • Kris Letang gave his support to Kyle Dubas when asked about the potential addition of Erik Karlsson. []
  • The Anaheim Ducks have signed goaltender Alex Stalock to a one-year contract. [TSN]
  • Joël Teasdale has signed an AHL contract with the Iowa Wild. [Iowa Wild]