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Monday Habs Links: Carey Price is knocking on history's door

Here are your daily links surrounding the Habs and the rest of the hockey world, including Carey Price's historical season, and a fascinating round-table discussion featuring Marc Bergevin.

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Montreal Canadiens Links

  • With 40 wins, a 1.86 goals against average, a .938 save percentage and 9 shutouts, Carey Price sits atop every single goaltending category in the NHL. Despite knocking on the door of Habs history, he continues to praise his teammates, saying: "I wouldn't be here without these guys." Whatever you say, Carey! [Gazette]
  • Our very own Marc Dumont offers his take on where Price's phenomenal season ranks among the NHL greats. [EOTP]
  • Absolutely every opponent seems to be baffled by our star goaltender, and the San Jose Sharks voiced their frustration (and praise for Price) following Saturday night's 2-0 loss. [TVA]
  • Hockey Night in Canada's George Stroumboulopoulos sat down with Marc Bergevin, as well as Brad Treliving of the Calgary Flames and Dale Tallon of the Florida Panthers for a great round-table discussion on the day in the life of an NHL general manager. [Sportsnet]
  • A difficult stretch highlighted by a rough California road trip appears to be a distant memory after three straight wins last week. Meanwhile, Alex Galchenyuk recorded the 100th point of his NHL career, picking up an assist in Saturday's victory over the Sharks.  [La Presse]
  • Just one percent (eight total) of players in the entire league have at least 30 goals on the season. Leading goal scorer Max Pacioretty is part of the elite group. [NHL]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • The Los Angeles Kings have recalled Mike Richards from the AHL. Can his return help the struggling Kings get into the playoffs? [Puck Daddy]
  • The Kelowna Rockets of the Western Hockey League develop defenseman like crazy! Adam Kimelman looks at the organization that has developed the likes of Shea Weber, Duncan Keith, Tyler Myers and Josh Gorges to name a few. [NHL]
  • Have you ever wondered why NHL players talk the way they do? Chris O'Leary offers an interesting read on how the thrill of the game evaporates once the cameras are on. [Edmonton Journal]
  • Lastly, this is definitely a fun sight for Habs fans. Tampa Bay Lightning superstar Steven Stamkos dropped the gloves in a rare scrap with Boston Bruins pest Brad Marchand last night. Keep beating each other up, guys! [Sportsnet]