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Here are your daily links, including Winter Classic info, Carey Price's passing, the coaches hot seat, not so mean tweets, and more!

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Montreal Canadiens Links:

  • 30 thoughts with Elliotte Friedman (#28), he talks about Alex Galcheynuk and how Alex feels about being the Habs "X-Factor". [Sportsnet]
  • The Canadiens finish off the road trip perfect and are heading back home with a 4-0-0 record. [EOTP]
  • Alexei Emelin was a hitting machine on Tuesday night, he recorded 7 hits against the Penguins. [EOTP]
  • How much is Tomas Plekanec worth to the Montreal Canadiens? [ESPN]
  • All four Canadiens forwards lines are succeeding in transition early to start the season. [Sportlogiq]
  • The Canadiens are off to a hot start, so it's tough to nitpick at their game so far. TSN690 breakfast crew discusses. [TSN690]
  • The NHL announced that on October 20th, a select number of ticket packages for the Winter Classic will be released. [CBS Boston]
  • Carey Price has been quite the precise passer through the first 3 games of the season:
  • Take a look at Henri Richards 1st contract from 1955-57:
  • Former NHL'er Bobby Dollas said that everything is perfect so far with the Habs, but he'd like to see Greg Pateryn and Jarred Tinordi in the lineup. [TSN690]
  • There's a new smoked meat poutine at McDonald's in Montreal, and it's Jeff Petry approved. [EOTP]
  • Former Montreal Canadien, Daniel Briere, apparently declined the option to join Stephan Quintal and the department of player safety:

Around the NHL and elsewhere:

  • Alexander Ovechkin took to the ice on Monday, but not for practice or a game, he skated with children who have developmental disabilities. [WUSA-9]
  • Make-A-Wish foundation fulfilled another child's dream Monday night in the Ducks home-opener, he got to skate on the ice after Ryan Getzlaf during player introductions. [Puck Daddy]
  • It's still early in the season, but according to Darren Dreger, some coaches may be on the hot seat already. [TSN690]
  • Steve Dangle sat down with Natalie Spooner and did a q&a about the CWHL season and women's hockey in general. [Sportsnet]
  • The inspiring 20-year-old Jack Jablonski is still continuing to pursue his dreams and has joined the Los Angeles Kings as a communications intern. [The Hockey News]
  • NHL players sit down and read another round of "Not So Mean Tweets":
  • Animal activists protested Clayton Stoner over his grizzly bear hunt, outside of the Honda Center on Monday night. [Pro Hockey Talk]
  • The NHL should look at bringing back the old school NHL waiver draft. [Grantland]
  • An Islanders fan lifted his child like the Stanley Cup after the Islanders scored a goal on Monday night, it was great. [NHL]
  • St. Louis Blues rookie Robbi Fabbri has been sidelined indefinitely with a concussion. [The Hockey News]
  • Eric Boulton signed a one-year contract with the New York Islanders, and is now playing in his 20th pro season. [Puck Daddy]