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Monday Habs Headlines: Carey Price's injury poses an early-season challenge

Here are your daily links, including Alexander Semin's scapegoat status, a Carey Price injury, a new Canadiens duel, and more!

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Montreal Canadiens Links:

  • With the Canadiens playing so well, Alexander Semin's lack of offensive output was the main talking point in recent days, but an injury to Carey Price is now the number one concern. [TSN 690]
  • After the morning skate yesterday, Michel Therrien told media that Carey Price will miss at least a week with a lower body injury:
  • TSN's John Lu talked about how the Canadiens are going to stay the course and keep the hot streak going. [TSN 690]
  • Consistency is key for Carey Price. IIHF wrote a nice piece on him and his Olympic streak. [IIHF]
  • Canadiens players were asked what head coach Michel Therrien's favourite word was, and the responses were hilarious. [Canadiens]
  • Dale Weise and Torrey Mitchell battle it out in another duel; the balloon duel. [Canadiens]
  • Les Canadiennes improved to 4-0 on the season after beating the Toronto Furies yesterday. [EOTP]
  • In IceCaps news, Mark MacMillan has been sent down to the Brampton Beast:
  • Don't forget to get your Canadiens November schedule wallpaper. [Canadiens]

Around the NHL and elsewhere:

  • Jake Virtanen and Jared McCann have been told by the Canucks that they are staying for the season. [Pro Hockey Talk]
  • Will player tracking technology will be the next big thing in hockey revolution? The Hockey News thinks so. [The Hockey News]
  • The Los Angeles Kings are back in regular winning form. [NHL]
  • The referees are rueing the coach's challenge, according to Puck Daddy. Should there be changes? [Puck Daddy]
  • Lighting goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy has been recalled to the Lightning after missing time with a blood clot. [Puck Daddy]
  • Kris Letang wasn't happy with Maple Leafs fans on Saturday night when Phil Kessel made his return to the ACC: