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Tuesday Habs Headlines: Beaulieu flourishing alongside Jeff Petry

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Here are your daily links, including Beaulieu's great play in the top 4, the Price injury situation, Saku Koivu news, Jonathan Bernier's struggles, and more

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Montreal Canadiens links:

  • Since he's been given a bigger role playing the second pairing with Jeff Petry, Nathan Beaulieu has excelled [Metro]
  • ICYMI: The Habs will be without Carey Price for a minimum of six weeks. [EOTP]
  • Here is what Marc Bergevin had to say on the Price situation. He also talked about Condon filling in for him. [SN]
  • There's no need for the Canadiens to panic. Even if they went .500 while Price is gone, they'd still be in good shape. [TSN]
  • Do the Canadiens have confidence in Dustin Tokarski as the backup goalie? Eric Engels of Sportsnet says no. [SN]
  • Zach Fucale has been recalled by the Canadiens, and Dustin Tokarski has been sent to St. John's on the purpose of playing the IceCaps 3 upcoming games. [EOTP]
  • Alex Galchenyuk was named the NHL's 3rd star of the week. [Canadiens]
  • Max Pacioretty may be the NHL's more underrated star player. [Bleacher Report]
  • The Canadiens penalty kill is proving to be one of the best 20+ games into the season:
  • The Montreal Canadiens; a game of injuries and musical chairs. [Global Montreal]
  • If you like WWE wrestler Sami Zayn, and you like the Canadiens, you're going to like this video. [Canadiens]
  • The NHL is planning a free fan festival to celebrate the Winter Classic. The festival will include live music, games, prizes, food and more. [NHL]
  • Canadiens prospect, Charles Hudon, was named the player of the week in the AHL. He had six points in three games. [IceCaps]
  • Through a third of the season, Les Canadiennes look invincible, and there's no signs of slowing down. [Metro]

  • Around the NHL and elsewhere:

  • This is not hockey related, but today, McLean's Pub [1210 Peel Street, Montreal, QC] is collecting winter clothing for new Syrian people in Montreal. Drop by and donate if you can: [McLean's]
  • Saku Koivu, Jere Lehtinen and Ville Peltonen will have their numbers retired nationally for Team Finland on the opening day of the 2016 IIHF World Junior Championship. [IIHF]
  • Fan voting for the 2016 All-Star game begins today. Fans get to vote in four captains (one from each division), and the league picks the rest of the roster (10 from each division). [Eye On Hockey]
  • Connor McDavid is learning from Tony Romo and Bobby Orr on his injury recovery. [ESPN]
  • The Steven Stamkos contract saga is getting an eerie feeling. [TBT]
  • Ryan Suter doesn't seem to be very happy with his coach for putting him with a left-handed defence partner. [ProHockeyTalk]
  • Blue Jackets forward, Brandon Dubinsky, will not be changing his style of play after receiving a suspension for his cross-check to Sidney Crosby's neck. [The Hockey News]
  • Here's 24 tips to raising young hockey players. [ADM]
  • Jonathan Bernier has been demoted to the Maple Leafs third goalie. [NP]
  • 10 years ago yesterday, Joe Thornton was traded from the Boston Bruins to the San Jose Sharks:
  • Rangers forward Derek Stepan will miss 4-6 weeks with broken ribs. [ProHockeyTalk]
  • Awful special teams play is causing the Lightning struggles. [Eye On Hockey]
  • Two female goaltenders make history in a Finnish men's league. [The Hockey News]
  • Former NHL players are petitioning court to unseal secret NHL emails. [TSN]
  • Here is a good article on points in hockey. [OilersNation]