Sunday Habs Headlines: Younger fans lack memories of a Cup-winning squad

In today’s links, Habs fans speak on growing up without the glory days, ex-players reminisce about ‘93, and this season’s unusual Stanley Cup Final.

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Memories of Stanley Cups past elude younger Montreal Canadiens fans, who only fondly remember the team’s more recent accomplishments. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Canadiens prospect Cale Fleury and the Regina Pats will be battling for the Memorial Cup. [Cranbrook Daily Townsman]
  • Former members of the Canadiens’ last Cup-winning team take a look back at their incredible run. [Montreal Gazette]
  • During the ‘93 playoff run, forward Brian Bellows postponed his wedding to help the Canadiens keep winning. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Congratulations are in order for prospect Alexandre Alain:/
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Olympian Charline Labonté will be our goalie coach at the Ouellette Poulin Hockey Camp in Gatineau from August 10-12. Charlie is a 4-Time Olympic Gold medalist with Team Canada and 2017 Clarkson Cup Champions with Les Canadiennes de Montréal. She won three consecutive goaltender of the year award in the CWHL from 2015 to 2017! Information and registrations at: L’olympienne Charline Labonté @clabonte32 sera notre entraineur des gardiennes au camp de hockey Ouellette Poulin à Gatineau du 10 au 12 août prochain. Charlie est quadruple médaillée d’or olympique avec équipe Canada et championne de la Coupe Clarkson avec les Canadiennes de Montréal en 2017. Charlie a remporté à trois consécutives occasions le prix de gardienne de l’année dans la CWHL de 2015 à 2017. Information et inscriptions à:

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Around the league and elsewhere

  • The Washington Capitals and Vegas Golden Knights make an unlikely Final matchup, as both teams vie to win their first Stanley Cup. [New York Times | Vice]
  • The Edmonton Oilers should consider locking up defencemen Darnell Nurse — and soon. [Oilers Nation]
  • Which one of these most likely to be traded candidates should Marc Bergevin target? [Sportsnet]
  • Andrei Svechnikov has continued to be the top ranked prospect in the Canadian Hockey League. [NHL]
  • The NHL is interested in incorporating new technology in the game via initiatives like the ‘Smart Puck’. [NBC Sports]
  • The Anaheim Ducks received a bit of bad news, as centre Ryan Kesler may not play next season. [Anaheim Calling]
  • Some hockey parents still remain frustrated with Hockey Canada’s cross-ice initiative. [CBC]/

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