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Monday Habs Headlines: Johnny Kovacevic offers his thoughts on David Reinbacher and the top-line rotation

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • After seeing him in action for a couple of weeks, Johnny Kovacevic marvels at what David Reinbacher is capable of as an 18-year-old. [Radio-Canada]
  • Kovacevic also believes that Nick Suzuki and Cole Caufield are such perfect complements for one another that any other forward is just along for the ride. [Le Nouvelliste]
  • Five Quebecois members of the team appeared on Tout le monde en parle yesterday, and the discussion largely focused on the pressure of playing in Montreal. [Journal de Montreal]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Lassi Thomson was claimed off waivers by the Anaheim Ducks. [TSN]
  • The Ottawa Senators and Shane Pinto are still trying to come to an agreement on a new contract. [Ottawa Sun]
  • Unable earn a deal on a tryout with the Edmonton Oilers, Brandon Sutter has announced his retirement. [Daily Faceoff]
  • Samuel Savoie underwent surgery on his femur after crashing feet-first into the boards on Saturday. []
  • As part of their trip to play in the Hockeyville game, Sidney Crosby and his Pittsburgh Penguins teammates hosted a clinic in his hometown of Cole Harbour. []
  • Some of Connor Bedard’s peers, including Owen Beck, discuss just how special a talent the Chicago Blackhawks forward is. []