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Wednesday Habs Links: The impact of the Markov & Subban pairing

Here are your daily links covering the Canadiens, including the impressive Markov-Subban pairing, Bournival dealing with dizziness and the importance of generating shots in the AHL.

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Montreal Canadiens

  • The Subban-Markov pairing has been used pretty frequently among the Canadiens' top three lines. Yet, this defensive pairing has more of an impact on certain lines compared to others. [TSN]
  • Speaking of Montreal's defensive situation, Jeff Petry has done an admirable job in filling the hole on Montreal's second defensive pairing. [L'actualite - French]
  • Michael Bournival will undergo tests to determine whether the dizziness which kept him out of the last Hamilton Bulldogs' game, may be indicative of a concussion. [La Presse - French]
  • Watch the latest duel between PK Subban and Brendan Gallagher, this time involving a whisper challenge. [Canadiens]
  • Read the latest Bulldogs report to catch up on Eric Tangradi's incredible scoring run in the month of March. [EOTP]

Around The League and Elsewhere

  • In the face of a goaltender emergency, how would all the teams in the NHL react? [ESPN]
  • Corey Schneider's spectacular performance this year is all for nought, as his team sits in the bottom of the league in generating shots and scoring goals. [CBS]
  • There is a lack of education surrounding the concepts of sexual consent and rape, and it's time for hockey leagues to step up and educate their young athletes. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Goaltender Andrew "Hamburglar" Hammond may just be lucky enough to get free Mcdonald's food for life. [CBS]
  • As it becomes more difficult for the NHL's top forwards to score goals and gain points, expectations need to be adjusted when it comes to production of said forwards. [Sportsnet]
  • A player's ability to generate shots in the AHL may just determine how successful they will be in the NHL. [Arctic Ice Hockey]
  • Even if the NHLPA refused to inflate the salary cap, there is a provision in the Collective Bargaining Agreement which may allow the NHL to do so. [Sportsnet]
  • An interesting rule change may be in the works. [Twitter]