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Sunday Habs Headlines: Jake Allen plans to earn his spot on the roster

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Jake Allen has proven he’s an NHL goaltender for 10 seasons, and despite the current situation in Montreal with four waivers-eligible goaltenders, he’s going to head to training camp determined to extend that to 11. [Radio-Canada]
  • Nick Suzuki is the new ambassador of the Asista Foundation, which trains dogs to assist people dealing with mental illness. []
  • Decimated by injuries near the end of last season, the summer months have seen the Canadiens’ defence corps recuperate to full health. [RDS]
  • With the rise of young defencemen in the organization, the Canadiens had no need for Jeff Petry’s services. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Paul Byron, who is reportedly interested in taking a player development role with the Montreal Canadiens, has joined the coaching staff of the Montreal Canadiens Brick Team made up of nine- and 10-year-old players. [Global News]
  • Jacques Demers has now lost his ability to speak after suffering two strokes in previous years, but he still enjoys his time with family and reminiscing about his hockey career. [Journal de Montreal]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Brady Tkachuk has been trying really hard to score a between-the-legs goal in his five years in the league. [Silver Seven]
  • Peter Laviolette believes the New York Rangers have the talent to be competitive. Now he plans to instill a work ethic. []
  • Playing just 13 games at the end of his freshman season, 2022 13th overall selection Frank Nazar is ready to truly begin his college career. [Daily Faceoff]
  • Logan Stanley has signed a one-year extension with the Winnipeg Jets. [Winnipeg Free Press]