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Wednesday Habs Links: The Incredible Carey Price

Here are your daily links covering the Canadiens, including Price's awe-inspiring performance in net, Bergevin's astute trades and well deserved criticism aimed at hockey media.

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Montreal Canadiens

  • "If a well-dressed man with a French accent shows up at your garage sale, don't bother haggling with him, just quickly send him on his way". GM Marc Bergevin has gotten pretty good at nabbing the players he wants for the costs he willing to pay. [NHL Numbers]
  • The Montreal Canadiens have not mortgaged their future to increase their odds of winning the cup this year. Marc Bergevin's refusal to deal first round picks or prospects, may pay dividends when the Habs' cup window opens in the near future. [TSN]
  • Despite Bergevin's insistence that championship winning teams are built through the draft, he had become quite adept at pulling off trades to improve his club. [NHL]
  • Carey Price will be recognized for his brilliant performance in the month of February, where he sported a 9-1-1 record, by winning the Molson Cup yet again. This is the fifth time this season that Price has received this honour. [La Presse]
  • Carey Price continues to be a dominant force in the NHL, having put up a .935 SV% and 1.92 GAA. His spectacular performance may just be enough to win him the Vezina. [NHL]
  • With the trade deadline having passed, what looks to be in store for the Canadiens? Perhaps, even a Presidents' Trophy. [CBC]
  • Can you guess which current Canadien was once named to the NCAA Frozen Four All-Tournament team? [Canadiens]
  • Hamilton Bulldog Daniel Carr was named the AHL Rookie of the Month for February. Carr put up 10 goals and 12 points in 11 games. [Hamilton Bulldogs]
  • Listen as Sven Andrighetto discusses getting ready for the AHL playoffs and reflects on the experience he has gained while he played for the Montreal Canadiens. [The Bulldogs Show]

Around The League and Elsewhere

  • Despite having to undergo season ending surgery, Flames' captain Mark Giordano still believes that his team can make it into the playoffs. [CBC]
  • TSN released an apology for airing an inappropriate tweet regarding Toronto Maple Leafs players Lupul and Phaneuf, as well as Phaneuf's wife Elisha Cuthbert. [TSN]
    • Lupul, Phaneuf and Cuthbert have threatened to take legal action over the defamatory tweet. [ProHockey Talk]
    • Fellow Leafs player Phil Kessel also took time to defend his captain, mentioning that the media "should be ashamed of themselves". [Sportsnet]
  • Florida Panthers captain Willie Mitchell also had some choice words for the media, when Glenn Healy made sarcastic retorts about his team. [SB Nation]
  • Here are the five things you need to know about the Clarkson Cup! [Sportsnet]