Wednesday Habs Headlines: Winning the draft lottery could fix a lot of what ails the Canadiens

In today’s links, the many benefits landing Rasmus Dahlin would bring, Les Canadiennes show off their skills, and how patience paid off for the Winnipeg Jets.

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • How winning the draft lottery could change the Montreal Canadiens. [Sportsnet]
  • On that note, the Habs would like to remind you that the lottery is fast approaching. [Montreal Canadiens]
  • Skills and drills with Les Canadiennes. [Montreal Canadiens]
  • Mike’s mom, Lisa Reilly shares some stories about her son growing up. [Montreal Canadiens]
  • Hayden Verbeek will miss the remainder of the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds’ series with the Kitchener Rangers. [Sault Star]
  • Congratulations to Julie and Ales Hemsky on the birth their first child, Milo Ales. [Montreal Canadiens]/

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Patience pays off for the Winnipeg Jets in building a contender. [ProHockeyTalk]
  • As two ex-Carolina Hurricane coaches prepare to face off, the man who hired both of them opens up about Peter Laviolette and Paul Maurice. [The Athletic]
  • Down Goes Brown unveils the 2018 Draft Lottery Power Rankings. [Sportsnet]
  • P.K. Subban: embracing and cultivating that he’s different. [RDS]
  • Taylor Hall has declined Team Canada’s invitation to the World Championships. [TSN]
  • Hayley Wickenheiser has been recruited to Canadian Sport Minister Kirsty Duncan’s working group on gender equity in sport. [Sportsnet]
  • Alex Burrows would like to bring ball hockey to the Summer Olympics. [Journal de Montreal]
  • Daniel and Henrik Sedin headline the list of King Clancy Trophy nominees. [TSN]
  • A look at potential candidates for GM of the Minnesota Wild. [The Athletic]
  • What is success? In the NHL, the answer to that question isn’t always clear. [Radio-Canada]/

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