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Monday Habs Headlines: The Canadiens are Michel Therrien's smoothie

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Here are your daily links, including Therrien's lineup blending, some Canadiens roster moves, the Brandon Prust fine, and more!

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Montreal Canadiens Links:

  • The Centre Ice crew breaks down the Habs upcoming tough schedule, Michel Therrien using his Canadiens roster blender, and a Winter Classic rumour. [TSN690]
  • In a pair of Sunday transactions, the Canadiens sent down Zach Fucale back to St. John's and recalled Dustin Tokarski and Jarred Tinordi. [Fucale & TokarskiTinordi]
  • Canadiens forward, Daniel Carr tweeted that he was very grateful for his first NHL goal in a 3-2 loss to the Hurricanes on Saturday night:
  • ICYMI: Mike Condon made an incredible blind save Saturday night in the Canadiens loss to the Hurricanes. [EOTP]
  • David Desharnais said that Saturday's loss to Carolina was "the worst of the season". [JDM]
  • Habs prospect Jake Evans is learning the ropes in the NCAA for the University of Notre Dame. He's put up 14 points in 16 games already. [Canadiens]
  • The Canadiens are looking to bounce back against the Bruins, Red Wings and Senators this week. [La Presse]
  • 20 years ago Sunday, the Canadiens traded Patrick Roy to the Avalanche. [The Hockey News]

Around the NHL and elsewhere:

  • Former Canadien foward, Brandon Prust, was fined $5,000 on Saturday night for spearing Bruins forward Brad Marchand. Prust talked to media and said "it was the best money he's ever spent". Is Prust mocking NHL Player Safety Practices? WIIM thinks so. [WIIM]
  • Patrick Kane recorded at least one point Sunday night against the Jets, and with that becomes the Blackhawks all-time leader with points in 22 straight games:
  • The U.S. women's national team players who play on the Boston Pride will not be able to partake in the Women's Winter Classic between Les Canadiennes and the Pride, due to their commitment with the national team. [Puck Daddy]
  • The Arizona Coyotes claimed Viktor Tikhonov on waivers from the Chicago Blackhawks:
  • In a responding move, the Blackhawks recalled Bryan Bickell from Rockford. [The Hockey News]
  • This KHL player scored a beautiful back hand wrister... into his own net. [Puck Daddy]
  • It's being reported that the Maple Leafs will let William Nylander play for Team Sweden, and Kasperi Kapanen play for Team Finland at the World Juniors. [PHT]
  • Predators d-man, Ryan Ellis, was angry with an official after an incident on Saturday night. Ellis sprayed his water bater in the ref's direction. [Eye On Hockey]