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Thursday Habs Headlines: Alex Galchenyuk still leads 2012 draft class

Here are your daily links from the Habs and around the league, including a look back at the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, the Canadiens' recent successes against the Rangers, and backup brought up from St. John's.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Looking back at the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, Alex Galchenyuk remains the leader of his class. [Sportsnet]
  • Scott Cullen gives credit where it's due to the Habs' top line in Statistically Speaking. [TSN]
  • If there is indeed a rivalry between the Habs and the Rangers, it's more than a little one-sided. [NY Post]
  • Bob McKenzie and Jamie McLennan take a look at the injury that will keep Carey Price out of action for at least a week. [TSN]
  • With the Canadiens spending the weekend of American Thanksgiving in the New York area, Max Pacioretty has had a chance to spend the holidays with his family. []
  • In case you missed it, Dustin Tokarski and Christian Thomas have been recalled from the St. John's Ice Caps. [EOTP]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • The Canadiens and Rangers have been duking it out for tops in the East all season, but the Washington Capitals are also among the conference's best. [ESPN]
  • The Edmonton Oilers will be without Nail Yakupov for 2-4 weeks. [Puck Daddy]
  • Many Canadian sports organizations are without proper concussion protocols, and that must change. [National Post]
  • Though they may have lost some players to the NWHL, you shouldn't feel sorry for the CWHL's Boston Blades. [Victory Press]