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Thursday Habs Links: The Hart Trophy is Price's to lose

Here are your daily links covering the Canadiens, including Price's case for the Hart trophy, PK Subban's slick moves and a new way of looking at player development.

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Montreal Canadiens

  • Carey Price's phenomenal play has left his team first in the Eastern Conference, despite being one of the worst possession teams in the entire NHL. Could his performance net him the Hart Trophy? [NHL]
  • Watch as PK Subban displays some of his skills in the NHL stars' GoPro video series. [Sportsnet]
  • Habs fans Karen Porter and Izaiah Clyke won a raffle to land tickets to Montreal Canadiens game. The lucky tickets also allowed young Izaiah to meet his favourite player, PK Subban. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Where do Marc Bergevin's moves rank among the NHL's trade deadline day winners? [Grantland]
  • Listen to the all new Ice Level podcast, right here! Robyn, Conor and Simon discuss everything Habs, including Carey Price's godlike status. [EOTP]
  • How do people still not know who PK Subban is? [Twitter]

Around The League and Elsewhere

  • There is a case to be made for an improved player development techniques. The systems which are commonplace now, may be hindering players instead of allowing to succeed in the NHL. [Arctic Ice Hockey]
  • Mike Ribeiro has made the most of his opportunity with the Nashville Predators. The former Canadien had to overcome some personal struggles in order to find his game again. [Sports Illustrated]
  • With the salary cap having made it difficult for teams to buy players, teams are focusing their efforts of drafting players instead. And what better way is there to draft better players, then through tanking? [National Post]
  • The Boston Bruins seem to be the bad luck Bruins, as their trade deadline acquisition went down due to injury. [TSN]
  • Speaking of bad luck, the Columbus Blue Jackets also lost forward David Clarkson to injury as well. [Puck Daddy]