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Thursday Habs Links: Jarred Tinordi is NHL-ready, according to his father

Here are your daily links, including an interview with Mark Tinordi about his son, a look at the Hamilton Bulldogs at their halfway mark, local artists denouncing blackface in a P.K. Subban portrayal, and more.

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Nov 2, 2014; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Montreal Canadiens defenseman Jarred Tinordi (24)
Nov 2, 2014; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Montreal Canadiens defenseman Jarred Tinordi (24)
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Montreal Canadiens

  • Mark Tinordi talks about his son's recent fight, and about how Jarred doesn't fit into the AHL. Best quote from his father: "He's only making sixty-five thousand in the minors - I don't know why he's fightin' either."  [TSN 690]
  • The progress of Nathan Beaulieu into the sort of solid defenseman who just played his 13th consecutive game in the big league. What's the biggest difference-maker? "Confidence". [La Presse] (French)
  • Halfway through the AHL season, the Hamilton Bulldogs are at a neat 16-16-6-0 , on track to miss the postseason. Read about it in detail here. [End to End]
  • Guy Lafleur is seeking $2.16-million in damages over his 2008 arrest and detention over an assault case against his son, Mark Lafleur. [The Globe and Mail]
  • A group of Montreal artists denounce the recent use of blackface in a local theatre production's portrayal of P.K. Subban. Anyone thinking of doing blackface? Don't. [CBC]
  • Lars Eller and Brendan Gallagher compete in RC racing.

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Minnesota Wild traded a third round pick for goalie Devan Dubnyk. Check out this first stats-based take on how the move stacks up. [Hockey Wilderness]
  • Down Goes Brown compiles a list of ridiculous All-Star selections in hockey history. [Grantland]