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Tuesday Habs Links: Carey Price is the best insurance policy in the NHL

Here are your daily links surrounding the Habs and the rest of the hockey world, including P.K. Subban's quest for a second Norris Trophy, and Carey Price continuing to break team records.

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Montreal Canadiens Links

  • Despite all the talk being about the blown call in game six, a 3-0 series lead with Carey Price guarding your net is as safe as it gets explains our very own Marc Dumont. [Metro]
  • P.K. Subban has been voted a finalist for the Norris Trophy. The 25-year-old star defenseman will go up against Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators and Drew Doughty of the Los Angeles Kings in his quest for a second award in just three years. [RDS]
  • Which Norris finalist is actually the best defenseman? Luke Fox talks himself into all three potential scenarios. [Sportsnet]
  • Carey Price broke another one of Ken Dryden's records in Sunday's Game 6 series-clinching victory over the Senators. With his 43 save shutout, the Canadiens MVP set a record for most saves in a shutout during a single post-season game. [TVA]
  • Friend of the site Olivier Bouchard wrote this top-notch analysis piece. [L'actualité]
  • Obviously we've heard all about Price leading the Habs to victory, but there are three other primary reasons the Canadiens are off to the second round: Lars Eller, Jeff Petry and Brandon Prust[EOTP]
  • Lastly, check out this edition of #MyPlayoffsMoment; with the focus on Sunday's Game 6 win. [YouTube]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • The Habs will need to wait until Wednesday night to find out who they will face in the Eastern Conference semifinals, as the Tampa Bay Lightning and Detroit Red Wings are headed to Game 7. The Red Wings could be without defenseman Niklas Kronwall, who could face discipline after absolutely crushing Nikita Kucherov with a huge hit. [Sportsnet]
  • Some bad news for the New York Rangers. Ahead of their second round series against the Washington Capitals, the team announced that forward Mats Zuccarello will be out indefinitely after taking a shot to the head in Game 5 against the Pittsburgh Penguins[Blueshirt Banter]
  • Another year, another disappointing and early first round exit for the St. Louis Blues. The trend is alarming, and many are wondering if it's time for drastic changes to be made. [St Louis Game Time]
  • We're constantly hearing about an NHL franchise making its way to Las Vegas, but there are a few other cities in the mix as well. In fact, the prospect of hockey coming to Seattle continues to gain momentum every day. [Puck Daddy]
  • As per usual, James Mirtle is back with another fantastic read. Building a Stanley Cup champion in the NHL's 10th year of the salary cap era requires general managers to be more judicious and logical in their decision making. [Globe]
  • Five-time Stanley Cup champion and Hockey Hall of Fame inductee Marcel Pronovost passed away over the weekend at the age of 84. [Windsor Star]
  • Lastly, take a look at Evgeny Kuznetsov's third period game-winning goal to send the Capitals to the second round. [YouTube]