Wednesday Habs Headlines: Should Jesperi Kotkaniemi stay?

In today’s links, Jesperi Kotkaniemi is making a very strong bid to stay with the Habs for the year, Jose Theodore weighs in on Carey Price’s play, and do the Colorado Avalanche have the best line in hockey?

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Is Jesperi Kotkaniemi here to stay? [La Presse | Google Translate]
  • Highlights like this certainly help the young Finn’s case./
  • Martin Gelinas dishes on ex-Flame Paul Byron. [Montreal Canadiens]
  • Where does Charles Hudon fit in the Habs lineup? [Athletique]
  • Jose Theodore says that Carey Price doesn’t need to lead the team anymore, but he does need to imitate the team’s leaders. [Journal de Montreal]
  • Did the Habs make a mistake by drafting Nikita Scherbak in the 2014 Entry Draft? [Journal de Montreal]
  • Max Domi’s personal chef helps him a lot when it comes to managing his diabetes. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Jacob Olofsson is on the Swedish U20 team’s roster for an upcoming tournament in the Czech Republic./
  • Presenting Michael McNiven’s new mask./

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The Tampa Bay Lightning’s penalty kill is off to a blistering start. [TSN]
  • Head Coach Jeff Blashill and veteran Niklas Kronwall are not happy with how the Detroit Red Wings have started their season. [TSN]
  • The New York Rangers have a Tony DeAngelo problem. [Blueshirt Banter]
  • Mats Sundin is not surprised that the Toronto Maple Leafs are asking their players to take hometown discounts. [Sportsnet]
  • Newly retired Jordin Tootoo is now aiming to give back after a long journey filled with ups and downs. [CBC]
  • Are Mikko Rantanen, Nathan MacKinnon, and Gabriel Landeskog now the best line in hockey? [The Hockey News]/

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