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Friday Habs Headlines: Canadiens need goal-scorers to return to form, not goaltenders

Here are your daily links from the Habs and around the league, including the goal-scoring woes of the Canadiens, the usage of Alex Galchenyuk, and Michael Bournival's first game of the season.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Tony Marinaro suggests that the Habs are not in need of more saves, but more goals. [TSN 690]
  • Brian Wilde discusses the usage of Alex Galchenyuk and more in Call of the Wilde. [CTV]
  • Great news on the injury front: Michael Bournival will play his first game of the season on Friday. [RDS]
  • Is the departure of Alexander Semin the last we will see of him in the NHL? [TSN]
  • Check out P.K. Subban's limited edition Winter Classic skate. [YouTube]
  • In case you missed it, check out the hilarious Habs' rendition of "Let It Go." [EOTP]
  • The Canadiens made their annual Christmas visit to the Montreal Children's Hospital this week. [YouTube]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Jaromir Jagr has tied Marcel Dionne for 4th in all-time NHL goal scoring. [Eye on Hockey]
  • Travis Yost considers the divide in player evaluation throughout the NHL. [TSN]
  • Dan Hamhuis has suffered a facial fracture after catching a very scary slap shot in the face. [Puck Daddy]
  • The NWHL has announced its first ever suspension, and has made a rule change. [SCOC]
  • Six-time Stanley Cup winner Bryan Trottier was the guest on the latest Players' Tribune podcast. [The Players Tribune]
  • Outside of the hockey world, check out the story of Justine Siegal, the first female coach in Major League Baseball. [The Players Tribune]