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Habs Eyes On The Prize Apr 25, 2016

Monday Habs Headlines: Artturi Lehkonen caps off an amazing year with SHL championship

Here are your daily links for the Habs and around the league, including coverage on Artturi Lehkonen's record-breaking playoff performance leading Frölunda to an SHL championship, the second round of the playoffs beginning to take shape, and more. Montreal Canadiens News and Notes Canadiens' prospect Artturi Lehkonen scored twice, surpassing Frölunda's playoffs points record, previously held by Daniel Alfredsson, to lead his team to the Le Mat trophy. [EOTP] Rookie netminder Mike Condon reflected back on the season that was, and what he learned about himself this past year as he was...
Mile High Hockey Apr 25, 2016

Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL April 25th, 2016

He has a special place in my heart since he played for my QMJHL team, Lecavalier to retire after 17-year NHL career. [TSN] Lundqvist felt embarrassment, hopelessness against Penguins. [The Score] Exclusive: Deal on NHL participation at Pyeongchang 2018 "even more difficult" than before, admits Fasel. [Inside the Games] Ottawa Senators should make sure Daniel Alfredsson spends plenty of time with Erik Karlsson. [Ottawa Sun] It's okay to throw hats on the ice but leave the rats, Gary Bettman says. [The Globe and Mail]
Habs Eyes On The Prize Apr 24, 2016

Artturi Lehkonen wins the Le Mat Trophy with Frölunda HC of the SHL

Lehkonen played a major role in getting Frölunda its first league championship since 2005. One Montreal Canadiens prospect got to hoist a trophy this season! Artturi Lehkonen opened the scoring in today's Game Five of the SHL Final with a snipe at 1:46, breaking free off the blue line to put the puck high up in the net. With the goal, he tied Daniel Alfredsson's record from Frölunda's last successful playoff run 2005. Thirteen minutes later, Lehkonen broke Alfredsson's record with a backhand goal that he once again fired high, and drew him within one goal of Alfredson's record of 12 set...
Habs Eyes On The Prize Apr 24, 2016

Artturi Lehkonen breaks Daniel Alfredsson's Frölunda playoff points record

Lehkonen is quickly become a star in the SHL, and there's little doubt that he has become the Canadiens' top prospect. Artturi Lehkonen broke Daniel Alfredsson's record for playoff points in one post-season with Frölunda, scoring two goals in the first period. He is one goal from beating Alfredsson's goal record as well. Goal one came after 1:46: #SUPERFINN Lehkonen scores again!!!! #Habs #HabsEOTP pic.twitter.com/b0if4M5lqi — Patrik B (@Zeb_Habs) April 24, 2016 Goal two was an individual performance where he deked a few defenders before hanging the puck high, showing off a...
Mile High Hockey Apr 14, 2016

Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL April 14th, 2016

Ottawa Senators legend Daniel Alfredsson an intriguing, long-shot candidate to coach team. [Ottawa Sun] Which top defensemen should the Arizona Coyotes hunt for? [Five For Howling] Western Conference should be called 'Group of Death' . [Toronto Sun] The players to watch in the NHL post-season. [The Star] Jacques Demers 'continues to improve' after stroke. [CBC]

NHL Player News

  • 4 Kris Letang

    Kris Letang

    Penguins defenseman Kris Letang gets one-game suspension for hit in Game 3

  • 2 Ryan Strome

    Ryan Strome

    Ryan Strome a surprise scratch for Islanders against Lightning

  • 2 Patrick Marleau

    Patrick Marleau

    Sharks' Patrick Marleau gets involved early in Game 3

  • 2 Mitchell Marner

    Mitchell Marner

    Leafs prospect Mitch Marner named OHL most outstanding player

  • 2 Marc-Andre Fleury

    Marc-Andre Fleury

    Penguins notebook: Fleury plans to 'stay ready' in backup role