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Ice Level: Habs' backup plans disappear

With the Senators hiring Guy Boucher and Marc Crawford, the Canadiens are left essentially without a backup plan this coming season if they end up struggling again, we'll discuss that and more this week.

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For years now fans of the Montreal Canadiens have seen Guy Boucher as the future coach of the Montreal Canadiens, yet with a real possibility of him joining the club sometime soon, the Ottawa Senators have scooped up not only him, but Marc Crawford as well, further thinning the herd of bilingual coaches with NHL experience, should the Habs sour on Therrien. We're going to talk to Erik Erlendsson from the now-defunct Tampa Tribune to shed some light on Guy Boucher the coach, and also how the Lightning have had so much playoff success without Steven Stamkos and Anton Stralman.

Alex Ovechkin and his Washington Capitals have bowed out of the NHL playoffs earlier than expected once again, with the President's Trophy winners losing to the Pittsburgh Penguins in six games. The hot takes and think pieces are already churning out, but what lessons should the Capitals learn from this?

Finally, the WHL had their draft last week, and as has become tradition, folks kept track of the craziest names, which we'll go over.