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Tuesday Habs Headlines: Canadiens are playing well, but defensive issues still remain.

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Here are your daily links, including Carey and Gally back home in B.C., Andrei Markov is awesome, a haunted house, financial disasters, and more!

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Montreal Canadiens Links:

  • The Canadiens are off to a great start, but there are still defensive issues surfacing. Thankfully, there's always the Carey Price factor to even things up. [Metro]
  • With one more win tonight against Vancouver, the Canadiens can tie the all-time record for wins to start a season. [NHL]
  • Price took a high shot from a teammate on Monday, and felt some pain. Therrien wasn't very happy about it:
  • Price is happy to be home in Vancouver, because he missed the smell of the mountains. [Canadiens]
  • Brendan Gallagher is also happy to be home in Vancouver, and is excited to play in front of his family members. [Canadiens]
  • ICYMI: Andrei Markov was named the NHL's 2nd star of the week. [EOTP]
  • Brendan Gallagher and Nathan Beaulieu went through a haunted house, and you have to see it. [Gallagher POVBeaulieu POV]
  • Habs prospect Magnus Nygren has made it to the Team Sweden roster in the upcoming Karjala Tournament that will take place November 5th-8th. [Svenska]
  • Also, Martin Reway made team Slovakia for the upcoming German Cup, which takes place November 6th-8th. [Slovensky]

Around the NHL and elsewhere:

  • Connor McDavid is off to a great start, but he's also making smart decisions statistically. [SportlogiQ]
  • Cabbie from TSN sat down with John Tavares and talked about the move to Brooklyn and how John is adjusting to the Brooklyn lifestyle. [TSN]
  • A report shows that the NHL may be looking into hiring female referees. [The Score]
  • The NHL League Office doesn't like coach and GM compensation for multiple reasons. [WIIM]
  • Let's take a look at the effects of the Joe Thornton trade, 10 years later. [NHL Numbers]
  • Evander Kane admitted that he asked for a trade "every offseason" in Winnipeg. Also, he will be sidelined 4-6 weeks with an MCL injury. [Pro Hockey TalkSabres]
  • The Nashville Predators inked defenseman Mattias Ekholm to a six-year, $22.5 million contract extension. [Predators]
  • How Vladimir Tarasenko became the NHL's latest scoring dynamo. [Bleacher Report]
  • The Anaheim Ducks are off to a terrible start to the season. [Grantland]
  • In Halloween news, Erik Karlsson went as Ursula from the Little Mermaid:
  • T.J. Oshie went as a Dalmatian:
  • Taking my pup for a stroll before the party

    A photo posted by Lauren Oshie (@loshie17) on

  • Tyler Seguin, Jamie Benn and Jason Demers went as the three blind mice: