Sunday Habs Headlines: Reactions to the Alex Galchenyuk—Max Domi trade

In today’s links, what the Habs can take away from the trade, mismanaging Galchenyuk, and changing how offer sheets work.

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Though the Canadiens may have arguably given up the better player to the Coyotes, the trade is not a complete loss for Montreal. [Sportsnet]
  • The Montreal Canadiens never seemed to understand the type of player they had in Alex Galchenyuk. [TSN]
  • In fact, the team’s handling of the entire trade itself has left a lot to be desired in terms of asset management. [The Athletic]
  • One thing the trade does seem to indicate however, is that Marc Bergevin wants him team to play and win a certain way. [TSN]
  • Canadiens prospect Ryan Poehling received a prestigious invite. [SC Times]
  • Marc Bergevin might be willing to move down in the upcoming draft:/

Around the league and elsewhere

  • With NHL general managers still being hesitant to use offer sheets, it might be time to update the system. [Sportsnet]
  • The Minnesota Wild do not have to blow up their roster in order to ice a more competitive team. [Hockey Wilderness]
  • Our friends over at Raw Charge sat down with Katie Strang to get more insight into how she handles telling difficult stories. [Raw Charge]
  • Are the Colorado Avalanche willing to risk drafting European goalies? [Mile High Hockey]
  • Their 2015 Stanley Cup victory just might be the Chicago Blackhawks’ most memorable one. [Second City Hockey]
  • The Scrivens-es are showing their support for pride week:/

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