Wednesday Habs Headlines: Reasonable expectations for Jonathan Drouin

In today’s links, what Drouin should be expected to contribute, Carey Price’s real meaning to the CH, and Rick Tocchet is a head coach in the NHL again.

Montreal Canadiens news and notes:

  • What can be reasonably expected from Jonathan Drouin during his first season in the Tricolore? [TSN 690]
  • Paul Campbell writes that Carey Price’s impact on the Canadiens goes beyond dollars, saves, and wins. He, more than any other member of the current roster, holds high the ancient legacy of Les Glorieux. [InGoal Magazine]
  • Cedric Paquette is a big fan of his former teammate Drouin. [Journal de Montreal]
  • French forward Yohann Auvitu has signed a one-year contract with the Edmonton Oilers, and compatriot Stephane Da Costa is evidently in talks with multiple teams, including the Canadiens. [L’Equipe]
  • Brendan Gallagher is revolutionizing floor-cleaning. [Instagram]/

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Around the league and elsewhere:

  • The Arizona Coyotes hired Rick Tocchet as their new head coach. [TSN]
  • Pittsburgh replaced the departed Tocchet with Mark Recchi. [TSN]
  • The Detroit Red Wings are looking into wearable technology to evaluate player training. [The Athletic - Detroit (Paywall)]/
  • Is Miro Heiskanen NHL ready? [Defending Big D]
  • The Thunder, formerly of Brampton, have arrived in Markham. [CWHL]/
  • Ted Nolan is the new head coach of the Polish National Hockey Team. [PZHL Hokej]
  • The Vegas Golden Knights are setting goals for next season. [Vegas Golden Knights]/
  • The AHL has released its full schedule for the 2017-18 season. [AHL]
  • The Chinese are finding new uses for Zamboni-collected ice. [Hayley Wickenheiser]/

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