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Monday Habs Headlines: What Lane Hutson will bring

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Lane Hutson will give the Canadiens a different look on offence when he begins his NHL career. [The Hockey Writers]
  • Luke Tuch is putting in a great season to alongside the Canadiens’ top prospect. [The Hockey Writers]
  • Juraj Slafkovský is hearing plenty of people telling him he needs to shoot the puck, including himself:
  • A slow news day on the Habs front, so:

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The Edmonton Oilers have fired head coach Jay Woodcroft, replacing him with Hartford Wolf Pack bench boss Kris Knoblauch. []
  • Paul Coffey is also joining Edmonton’s coaching staff. [TSN]
  • Joel Kiviranta signed a one-year contract extension with the Colorado Avalanche. [TSN]
  • Pavel Francouz won’t play for the Avalanche this season as he recovers from off-season adductor surgery. []
  • Former Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Roman Cechmanek has died at age 52. [NHL,com]