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Thursday Habs Links: Saku Koivu's Homecoming

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Here are your daily links covering the Canadiens, including an interview with Saku Koivu, thinking about moving the Bulldogs and the longest shootout in the NHL.

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Montreal Canadiens Links

  • Former Canadiens captain Saku Koivu will be honoured at the Bell Centre before the game against the Ducks. His biggest regret? Not being able to win the Stanley Cup with Montreal. [LaPresse - French]
  • How will Lars Eller's return to the team affect the lineup? [National Post]
  • The residents of Papineauville are trying to out who mysteriously left a photo of Jean Beliveau on their bulletin board. [Journal De Montreal - French]
  • Meanwhile, former Canadiens' head coach Mario Tremblay believes that the current head coach Michel Therrien is doing pretty good job with the Habs. [Montreal 690]
  • Soon, a new McDonalds will be opening up with a section entirely dedicated to the Habs! [Journal De Montreal - French]
  • Will the Hamilton Bulldogs remain in Hamilton or will they soon find themselves in Laval? [Hamilton Spectator]
  • Watch as Brendan Gallagher takes on Lars Eller in a gingerbread zamboni challenge. Gallagher learns the hard way that not all candies are made the same, when it comes to decorating. [Canadiens]

Around The League And Elsewhere

  • EOTP's own Jack Han identifies the impact a good coach can have, especially when that good coach happens to be Mike Babcock. [Winging It In Motown]
  • Take a look at some of the challenges female reporters are facing when trying to cover hockey or any other professional sport. [Hockey Without Propriety]
  • Loui Eriksson continues to struggle with the Bruins, while Tyler Seguin is soaring with the Stars. But there is more to Erikkson's struggle then what meets the eye. [Puck Daddy]
  • A marathon shootout took place between Florida and Washington. The shootout took almost as much time to complete as a single period of hockey! [Sportsnet]
  • Oilers' fans are being asked to have some more patience, something they may not have much left of. [Oilersnation]
  • Economic sanctions are taking their toll on the KHL, as some teams are now resorting to selling off their top players to make ends meet. [The Hockey News]