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Saturday Habs Headlines: The Canadiens need to be patient with Galchenyuk and Pacioretty

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Your daily dose of all thinks Habs, including the debate over the new first line, Charles Hudon's first NHL game, Daniel Audette's great performance, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Dan Robertson thinks the Habs should be patient with the Alex Galchenyuk - Max Pacioretty experiment [TSN 690]
  • Charles Hudon was all smiles after his first NHL game. He took to Twitter to express his appreciation towards those that helped him make it. [Twitter]
  • Daniel Audette had a great game against Detroit, scoring a goal and adding three assists. It was his first goal since he returned from injury. [Twitter]
  • If the Canadiens lose tonight, it will be the first time they lose five straight games in four years. [JdM]
  • TEDDY BEAR TOSS!
  • There are five new members of the QJMHL Hall of Fame, and two of them played for the Canadiens. [QMJHL]
  • Brendan Gallagher is hoping the Let It Go cover is the break he needs for his singing career. [Twitter]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Patrick Burke isn't a big fan of the lazy criticism directed towards the NHL's department of Player Safety. [PHT]
  • Rogers' early-season ratings are way down this season. [G&M]
  • Despite not being an overly flashing defenceman, here's what makes Alexey Marchenko so good [WiiM]
  • Logan Couture is out of action after he had to undergo surgery for an arterial bleed. [Puck Daddy]
  • Somehow, Jordan Tootoo accidentally flipped himself into the empty space between the two benches, and the Devils got called for too many men on the ice. [Eye on Hockey]