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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Vegas interested by Davidson or Emelin

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • According to Pierre LeBrun the Vegas Knights are considering drafting a defenceman from the Habs./

  • LeBrun also thinks it’s unlikely that Marc Bergevin will make any side deals ahead of the expansion draft. [TSN690]
  • Habs prospects Victor Mete and Will Bitten were named to the Canadian Junior Team development camp [Hockey Canada]
  • Andrew Zadarnowski joined the Blueshirt podcast to discuss the Jonathan Drouin trade and interest in Stepan.[SoundCloud]
  • Brendan Gallagher has found the perfect balance to stay motivated during the off-season [NHLPA]
  • The Habs were interested in Montreal native Marco Scandella and Jonas Brodin before the trade freeze./

  • Carey Price is glad to see Jonathan Drouin join the fold. [Lavoie]
  • Not that there’s any rush, but Price may not sign an extension on July 1st as many predicted./

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Take a look at the Vegas Knights’ jerseys for the upcoming season/

  • Marc-Andre Fleury is ok with how things ended in Pittsburgh. [Twitter]
  • Shane Doan’s departure from the Coyotes wasn’t perfect, but it’s real. [FFH]
  • Bryan Bickell continues to adjust to life after hockey, and life with MS. [WaPo]
  • The NHL has been extremely generous to GM George McPhee. [Radio-Canada]
  • The NWHL partnered with Twitter to stream 19 games next season. [TiG]
  • The Habs may not have done a side deal with Vegas, but almost a third of the league has gone down that route. /