Friday Habs Headlines: A smooth transition for Jakub Jerabek

In today’s links, Jakub Jerabek’s adaptation to North America is impressing his teammates, looking at how to deploy Ales Hemsky, and more.

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Sportsnet previews the Canadiens for the 2017-18 season. [Sportsnet]
  • Jakub Jerabek is making a smooth transition to North America. []
  • Ales Hemsky will be a fit in Montreal, but is perhaps not best used on the power play. [The Athletic]
  • Noah Juulsen will be out of action for six weeks with a fractured foot. [TSN]
  • Max Fortier has returned from a try-out at Canadiens camp to the Halifax Mooseheads, where he’s been named captain. [Halifax Mooseheads]
  • The Canadiens have released six non-contracted players from training camp. [Montreal Canadiens]/
  • Sixteen Laval Rocket matches will be broadcast on RDS this year. [RDS]/
  • The Brampton Beast are adding former NCAA champion Mark Bennett. [Brampton Beast]/

Around the league and elsewhere:

  • 31 Thoughts: Jason Blake knows what Brian Boyle is going through. [Sportsnet]
  • The Los Angeles Kings defeated the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 in Shanghai, China. [TSN]
  • Torey Krug suffered a fractured jaw from a puck to the face. [TSN]
  • Looking at candidates for a bounce-back season in the NHL this year. [TSN]
  • Alexander Radulov reflects on his journey to the NHL and his future with the Dallas Stars. []
  • The St. Louis Blues have hired Larry Robinson as a Senior Consultant to Hockey Operations. []
  • Erik Cole has announced his retirement. [Carolina Hurricanes]/
  • Jiri Sekac continues to tear up the KHL. []/

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