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Monday Habs Links: Carey Price has everyone talking MVP

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Here are your daily links surrounding the Habs and the rest of the hockey world, including absolutely everyone talking about Carey Price, and Alex Ovechkin becoming just the fifth player in NHL history to score at least 30 goals in his first ten NHL seasons.

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Montreal Canadiens Links

  • To absolutely nobody's surprise, Carey Price is primed for yet another Molson Cup. The star goalie finished the month of January with a 7-1-1 record and an astonishing .951 save percentage. [La Presse]

  • Although usually reluctant to select a goalie, Dave Hodge of The Reporters says he can't name a player who has been more valuable to his team than Price. [TSN]

  • In a great interview with Elliotte Friedman, Martin Brodeur said that if there was one goalie in the league he would build a franchise around, it would be the Habs star goaltender. [Sportsnet]

  • Lars Eller suffered a lower body injury in yesterday's loss against the Arizona Coyotes. However, it's not believed to be serious. [TVA]

  • Ron MacLean offers a touching piece on the legendary ex-Habs broadcaster Dick Irvin. [Hometown Hockey]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin ripped home his NHL-leading 30th goal of the season yesterday. He became just the fifth player in NHL history to score at least 30 goals in his first ten NHL seasons. [YouTube]

  • Five years ago today, the Toronto Maple Leafs acquired captain Dion Phaneuf. Justin Fisher takes a look back at the day the move was made, along with some of the best online reactions to the deal. [The Leafs Nation]

  • This is a must watch. P.J. Stock tells the story of his brother Dean, who was unfortunately diagnosed with ALS. [Hometown Hockey]

  • And lastly, an ice resurfacer driver has been arrested for a suspected DUI. Yes, while driving the Zamboni. Now I've seen everything. [Puck Daddy]