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Wednesday Habs Links: Legends Never Die

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Here are your daily links covering the Canadiens, including remembering Jean Beliveau, Michel Therrien's line shuffling and Andrighetto's big assist.

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Montreal Canadiens Links

  • With an emotional ceremony, the Montreal Canadiens and their fans bid Jean Beliveau a final farewell. The legendary captain’s class and humility will be sorely missed and fondly remembered by all hockey fans. [Canadiens]
  • Jean Beliveau will be remembered as being "a great man, a great Quebecer and a great Canadian." [ESPN]
  • If you have not yet seen Tim Thompson’s video montage already, please go check it out. It’s a fitting tribute to a true legend. [EOTP]
  • NHL History Girl on twitter compiled a massive tribute to Le Gros Bill. [NHL History Girl]
  • The great Arpon Basu penned two stories about the festivities on Beliveau night at the Bell Centre, and both are well worth your read. [NHLNHL]
  • Michel Therrien’s decision to separate Pacioretty and Desharnais appears to have paid dividends, as the Habs had one of their best showings yet against the Vancouver Canucks. [NHL]
  • Rookie "Sevnsation" Andrighetto, has now recorded a point in each of his first two games. Watch his slick pass to Plekanec that ended up causing Montreal’s second goal of the game. [Canadiens]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • History was made yesterday, when Borna Rendulic became the first player from Croatia, to play in the NHL. [Puck Daddy]
  • Speaking of history, Steven Stamkos became the 10th youngest player to score 250 goals, as he potted his 16th goal of the season against the Washington Capitals. [Sportsnet]
  • At one point 1995-96 St. Louis Blues "featured no fewer than seven players who’d eventually be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame". Who would have thought? [Grantland]
  • The Canadian Women’s Hockey League will be hosting its inaugural All-Star game. Here’s why you should go check it out! [Steve Dangle]
  • The Edmonton Oilers may have a scouting problem on their hands. Their 2012 draft record seems to be particularly brutal. [Oilers Nation]