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Saturday Habs Headlines: What has gone right - and wrong - for the Canadiens

Here are your daily links from the Habs and around the league, including an in-depth look at the Canadiens' strengths and weaknesses, Bob McKenzie on the end of the Habs' undefeated run, and an injury update for a promising prospect.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Check out Andrew Berkshire's write-up on the strengths and weaknesses of the Habs. [RDS]
  • We all knew the Habs couldn't have kept their undefeated streak going forever, and as Bob McKenzie explains, they had to come back down to Earth. [TSN 690]
  • The Canadiens have released the details of their Hockey Fights Cancer event this Sunday:
  • Habs prospect Daniel Audette was injured in QMJHL play, and is expected to miss four weeks. [Twitter]
  • With another loss to the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night, Sportsnet shows how cruel that meeting has been to the Habs in recent years:

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Many have suggested that Anaheim Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau might be on the hot-seat after a rough start to the season, but GM Bob Murray says they will not make any rash decisions. [Puck Daddy]
  • Arizona Coyotes' rookie sensation Max Domi has been battling with diabetes since he was young, and he now does so with the help of man's best friend. [AzCentral]
  • Jonathan Willis of Bleacher Report takes a look at Sidney Crosby's troublesome season. [Bleacher Report]
  • For a very long time, Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom seem to have been joined at the hip, but are they perhaps more effective when separated? [Bleacher Report]
  • Here's a great look at the story of Michael Leigton, the epitome of a journeyman hockey player. [ESPN]
  • Check out the latest edition of Sean McIndoe's NHL Grab Bag. [Grantland]
  • Braden Holtby is featured in the most recent What the (Blank). [The Players Tribune]
  • In case you missed it, take a look at this great act by Sabres coach Dan Byslma, and Penguins' mascot Iceburgh: