Montreal Canadiens Links:
Not much news coming out of the Canadiens camp, as the players are in holiday mode.
Curtis Kinden takes a look at Douglas Murray's performance with a new set of comparables. This one's been just about beaten with a dead horse but for some reason some people can't face facts.
Around The NHL:
Canada closed its pre-tournament games with a win over Switzerland at the World Juniors.
If you missed the introduction to EOTP's new Quiz series, check it out here.
Justin Bourne adds to his systems analysis posts with the 10 worst defensive meltdowns of 2013.
Evan Sporer of SB Nation takes a look at how the shallower nets affect goalscoring.
And just since I was there and it was awesome, this hell of a finish closed the book on the sudo-first half of the NHL season, as the holiday break has begun. Here's to more awesome hockey in the months to come. And no more lockouts for a long time.