Sunday Habs Headlines: Tomas Plekanec drawing interest from San Jose Sharks and Pittsburgh Penguins

In today’s links, a long-time Hab may be facing a change of address, Danault will make western trip, Petry’s 500th game, a united Korea in Pyeongchang, and more.

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Tomas Plekanec is drawing interest from at least the Pittsburgh Penguins and San Jose Sharks . [Sportsnet]
  • Phillip Danault was back on the ice with his teammates yesterday. [Journal de Montreal]/

He will also be with them when they make the journey to Colorado:

  • Jeff Petry played his 500th NHL game last night, and is very happy with where his game is at right now. []
  • Lukas Vejdemo is on an excellent run in the SHL, adding two more points yesterday:/
  • Marie-Philip Poulin wouldn’t be at the top of the women’s hockey world if not for the early inspiration from her brother. [The Star]/

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The Tampa Bay Lightning retired Vincent Lecavalier’s #4 last night:/
  • Lars Eller has signed a five-year contract extension with the Washington Capitals. [Japers’ Rink]
  • NHL teams a ramping up their pro scouting efforts in Sweden. [On The Forecheck]
  • Call him a late bloomer. At the tail end of his career, Chris Lee gets set to represent Canada for the second time in a year, at the PyeongChang Games. [CBC]
  • They were soundly defeated by Switzerland yesterday, but North and South Korea joining together into one women’s hockey team was a victory in its own right. [The Star]/

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