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Sunday Habs Headlines: Carey Price's unbelievable, unsustainable numbers

In today's headlines: Carey Price's unsustainable numbers, Gabriel Dumont and Christian Thomas make a run at making the team, and Alex Galchenyuk might be the Terminator

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Montreal Canadiens Headlines

  • Canadiens goalie god Carey Price had an unbelievable season last year, but signs point to his stats going down to merely great numbers. (HabsWorld)
  • Gabriel Dumont and Christian Thomas want to make the Canadiens this upcoming season, even though the odds are against them. They plan on having camps that give them a chance. (
  • John Lu likes the potential payoff from the very affordable Alex Semin contract (TSN)
  • Alex Galchenyuk is ready for training camp.

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  • Carey Price has two Canadiens teammates in mind when he thinks of the ultimate player in the NHL. (

News from around the hockey world

  • Canada won gold at the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Championship yesterday, winning the showcase tournament that kicks off the 2016 draft scouting season. (Hockey House)
  • Teams can gain an advantage possession-wise if they use the neutral zone to control entries into the defensive zone and exits out of it. (JenLC)
  • Ryan Nugent-Hopkins looks to be the top centre for the Edmonton Oilers in the upcoming seasons, and hopes to apply lessons from seasons past to help him handle the load. (Sportsnet)
  • How does the morality clause in all NHL contracts affect the Chicago Blackhawks treatment of Patrick Kane or the NHL's for that matter? (Sports Illustrated)
  • Making the season schedule for the AHL is a complicated process that has NBA teams, road trip considerations and player safety at the top of their concerns. (The AHL)
  • Pavel Bure is heading a league of legendary players like Nicklas Lidstrom and Teemu Selanne over in Europe. North America is not participating yet, but the league still seems interesting. (Sports Illustrated)
  • Matthew Tkachuk is one of the top prospects in the 2016 NHL Draft and he is not following in his father's footsteps and going to the NCAA; instead he will suit up for the London Knights next season. (Sportsnet)
  • Athletes age out of sports faster then we assume they do. This has been long known in hockey to some degree when it was discovered that players hit their peak around the age of 25 if they are a forward. (Joe Posnanski)