Saturday Habs Headlines: Ryan Poehling lifts USA over Finland with three-assist game

New Habs prospect Ryan Poehling shone bright in competition Friday, see all the highlights and breakdown in today’s links.

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Ryan Poehling displays good puck control and passing to set up USA’s 1-0 goal at the WJSS. [Ryan Biech]/
  • Another Habs’ prospect playing at the tournament is Victor Mete, who also picked up an assist in Canada’s game. [Ryan Biech]/
  • Not to be outdone, Poehling broke out a huge rush from end to end, picking up yet another assist. [CJ Fogler]/
  • See all three of Ryan Poehling’s assists on YouTube. [Habs Prospects Videos]
  • Mitch Brown observes some fantastic Hockey IQ in Poehling’s game. [Mitch Brown]/
  • The ECHL’s Brampton Beast has re-signed their all-time points leader Brandon Marino to return for the 2017-18 season. [Brampton Beast]
  • The Canadiens’ Strength and Conditioning Coach, Pierre Allard, gives his tips on how to eat well and not cheat while on vacation. [Canadiens]
  • Random reminder that Charles Hudon is awesome. [Streamable]/

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Connor McDavid has it all, but one of his least discussed skills is his incredible ability to draw penalties. [NHL]
  • Lou Lamoriello is very happy with the state of the Maple Leafs’ depth chart, but that means there’s not much room for new prospects right now. [TSN]
  • Mike Fisher has retired from hockey - let the fun stories begin, starting with this great fan tale from Ottawa. [Arash Madani]
  • USA Hockey has named Tony Granato the Head Coach of their Olympic squad. [TSN]
  • Former Habs’ forward Brandon Prust is going to try out with the Los Angeles Kings. [JdM]
  • How Colorado can fix the Matt Duchene situation. [MHH]
  • Looking back at the Anaheim Ducks’ history, which GM ran the team best? [AC]
  • Nothing gets past Dave. [Dave Stubbs]/
  • Eddie Lack tips his helmet at Trevor Kidd with a tribute of flamed pads. [Sportsnet]
  • Friday was the final adieu to former Quebec Nordiques’ GM Maurice Filion. [JdM]
  • Noora Raty, the awesome goaltender who is headed to play with the CHWL’s new Red Star Kunlun team, shows off her agility in this video. [Sportsnet]/

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