For today's news roundup, I will try something a little different in terms of style and presentation.
Hopefully, this will make the piece a bit more readable and generate further discussion.
Of course, we welcome your comments, so tell us what you think of the new format.
Habs and Hockey News
- I discuss some unresolved issues for the Montreal Canadiens. Namely, P.K Subban's lack of a deal, the trio of Rene Bourque, Scott Gomez and Tomas Kaberle as well as the defensive logjam are sources of concern.
- Sean Lloyd continues his excellent offseason profiles, this time looking at Francis Bouillon.
- HabsWorld continues its look at the composition of recent Stanley Cup champions, this time focusing on the dreaded Boston Bruins.
- Scott Stevens joins the New Jersey Devils coaching staff. He, along with Matt Shaw, will help compensate for Adam Oates' departure. As you will recall, Oates accepted the head coaching position with the Washington Capitals.
- Mikhail Grigorenko signs his first deal with the Buffalo Sabres. It's still hard to fathom how a projected top-five pick slipped as far as 12th.
- After much turmoil behind the Chicago Blackhawks' bench, Joel Quenneville names Jamie Kompon as his new assistant.
- Stu Haeckel, over at Sports Illustrated, muses over the difficulties of being a hockey fan. The now infamous Canadiens condo project is front and center in this piece.
- The Hockey News' Ryan Kennedy portrays the upcoming CBA negotiations as a battle between owners.
(Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images North America)