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Tuesday Habs Headlines: The Desharnais line is making the most of their opportunities

Here are your daily links, including a piece on Daniel Audette, a sneak peak at Winter Classic jerseys, The Butterfly Child, Jamie Benn, goal scoring issues, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens links:

  • It won't last forever, but David Desharnais, Dale Weise, and Tomas Fleischmann are definitely taking advantage of every scoring chance they create. [Metro]
  • Hometown Hockey did a really nice feature on Habs prospect Daniel Audette. [Hometown Hockey]
  • It looks as if the Canadiens are teasing the upcoming the Winter Classic jerseys. [Canadiens]
  • The Canadiens are back on track after a rough couple games and remain the leagues top team. [TSN 690]
  • Carey Price was named the NHL's 2nd star of the month yesterday. [Canadiens]
  • Dustin Byfuglien has a hearing at 9:00 AM ET this morning for his illegal check to the head on Canadiens forward Brendan Gallagher:
  • EOTP's Liam McKenna joined the Arctic Ice Hockey podcast to talk about the Habs beating of the Jets on Sunday night. [AIH]
  • The Habs are continuing to show that they are more than "just Carey Price". [Canadiens]
  • ICYMI: Sven Andrighetto is our IceCaps player of the week with 3 points in 3 games. [EOTP]
  • With Dustin Tokarski up with the Habs for the week, IceCaps recalled Eddie Pasquale and Stefan Fournier from the Brampton Beast:

Around the NHL and elsewhere:

  • E60 is doing an episode on "The Butterfly Child", Jonathan Pitre, tonight at 8PM EST. It can be seen on ESPN. [ESPN]
  • The Los Angeles Kings have announced their inaugural youth girls hockey program. [Kings]
  • Since everyone was wondering, here's the Jagr mullet update:
  • Former Leafs enforcer, Tie Domi, did a Reddit AMA yesterday, answering some good questions from fans. [Reddit]
  • Here's a great story on Jamie Benn and how he grew into becoming a top player in the NHL. [Sportsnet]
  • Tim Hortons winter cups are now featuring girls playing hockey. [Huffington Post]
  • You have to have heart in the game of hockey. The Star defines hockey's intangibles. [The Star]
  • Phil Kessel deserved better than the Toronto Maple Leafs. [Pension Plan Puppets]
  • The Ducks may not be an elite team, but they certainly aren't as bad as they've been playing. [NHL Numbers]
  • Sean McIndoe, better known as "Down Goes Brown", reflects on the end of his time at Grantland and reviews some of his favourite articles he's written over the years. [DGB]
  • The NHL aired another episode of "not so mean tweets":
  • The league has goal scoring issues; "it's what the coaches and managers want." [CBS Sports]
  • More and more NHL teams are starting to get into advanced analytics, but with that comes risk. [Stories Numbers Tell]