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Sunday Habs Links: Patrick Roy didn't invent hockey, says Parenteau

Here are your daily links, including highlights from last night, the Canadiens' solid first line, P.A. Parenteau on his old coach, why letting Thomas Vanek leave was a smart decision, and more.

Oct 18, 2014; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Colorado Avalanche head coach Patrick Roy (C) reacts during the second period against Montreal Canadiens
Oct 18, 2014; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Colorado Avalanche head coach Patrick Roy (C) reacts during the second period against Montreal Canadiens
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Montreal Canadiens

  • Highlights, discussion, and awesome gifs from last night's game vs. Colorado. [EOTP]
  • It's in the story stream above, but everyone please re-visit P.K. Subban's goal also. I want that gif engraved frame by frame on my gravestone after I die. [EOTP]
  • Do you enjoy the feeling of having four solid lines? And having a top line with chemistry? So do Brendan Gallagher, David Desharnais and Max Pacioretty. [Canadiens]
  • (French) "Patrick Roy has a right to his opinion [...] This guy isn't God, and he wasn't the one who invented hockey either," says P.A. Parenteau, who did well against his old team yesterday. Patrick Roy didn't invent Corsi% or statistical regression either, but that's none of my business. [La Presse]
  • Milan Lucic apologises for what he did. I'm sure it was sincere and from the heart. [Yahoo]
  • Adorable if it's true. Can anyone dig up photographic confirmation?

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Minnesota Wild started the season with 8 shutout periods, finally broken by Andrew Cogliano of the Anaheim Ducks. [SB Nation]
  • Quote of the week from Tomas Hertl, of the San Jose Sharks. About Jaromir Jagr: "I like him because he's so strong and a strong skater. I strive to play the same style because I'm the same big [butt]" [NHL]
  • Damn millennials are so weird, inflating their own egos and checking Twitter and questioning Maple Leafs' Randy Carlyle's coaching decisions. (No, really.) [The Star]
  • Pittsburgh Penguins' Pascal Dupuis took a bad crosscheck during a game versus Dallas. Here's his injury report. [Pensburgh]
  • Hockey history time; the NHL's first Saturday evening, 50 years ago, was quite busy. Montreal played New York, Toronto played Boston, and Chicago faced off Red Wings. [The Hockey Writers]