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Wednesday Habs Headlines: The Montreal Canadiens are number one

Here are your daily links covering the Canadiens and the league, including the Habs being ranked number one, and the rocky relationship between Evander Kane and the Winnipeg Jets.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Guess who's number one on TSN's power rankings? [TSN]
  • Tune into the latest Ice Level podcast, where the crew discuss the current Martin Reway situation. [EOTP]
  • The St. John's IceCaps are riding high, after winning 10 out of a possible 12 points during their extended home stand. [IceCaps]
  • Wait, Nathan Beaulieu isn't a Francophone?

Around The League and Elsewhere

  • Time has not dulled any hard feelings between the Winnipeg Jets and Evander Kane. [Arctic Ice Hockey]
  • The Arizona Coyotes are probably on the move. Not to another state or province, mind you, but down the highway at least. [ESPN]
  • Relive the Columbus Blue Jackets' historically awful start and try to figure out when the wheels really started coming off on their new season. [Grantland]
  • Former Canadien Sergei Gonchar has joined the Pittsburgh Penguins as a defencemen development coach. [Sportsnet]
  • Sixteen-year-old prospect Kristian Vesalainen earned an assist in his SHL debut:
  • Shockingly, court papers have revealed that 31 NHL players returned to the game after suffering a concussion during the 2010-2011 season. [TSN]
  • Mikael Wikstrand's decision to leave the Ottawa Senators and return to Sweden was influenced by his need to remain close to his family. [Varmlands Folkblad]
  • Though Joel Ward is no longer on their team, the entire Nashville Predators organization continues to support the at-risk child he mentored. [The Tennessean]
  • Injuries to the Calgary Flames' defensive corps may just explain their slow start. Flames GM Brad Treliving is looking to address this situation by making a trade, but so far he has not found any willing traders. [Sportsnet]