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Tuesday Habs Headlines: Tomas Fleischmann deserves a contract

Here are your daily links, including the Fleischmann situation, Habs preseason scoring woes, women in sports and social media, and more!

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes:

  • Tomas Fleischmann has done more than enough throughout preseason to deserve a contract with the Canadiens. [Metro Montreal]
  • Canadiens prospect Noah Juulsen has finished another concussion treatment. It's already the 3rd time in his career that he's done one
  • The Canadiens are experiencing familiar scoring troubles in preseason. [SPORTLOGiQ]
  • For another year, the Montreal Canadiens are Canada's best chance at ending the Stanley Cup drought, and you can thank Carey Price for that. [CBC Sports]
  • Nikita Scherbak was answering media questions, when suddenly, the attack of Galchenyuk happened [Canadiens]
  • The St. John's IceCaps began training camp yesterday, here is the roster and schedule of upcoming preseason games. [IceCaps Official Website]
  • Dustin Tokarski got a new mask, and it's pretty awesome. [InGoal Magazine]
  • Carey Price and P.K. Subban went toe to toe in a play fight at practice. Carey won

Around the NHL and elsewhere:

  • Julie DiCaro wrote a piece regarding the ugly truth about women in sports and social media. Warning, the article is graphic. [Sports Illustrated]
  • Pro hockey referee Bob Langdon did a Reddit AMA, and said some interesting things about the league and some stuff he experienced on the ice. [Reddit]
  • As part of her wish from the Children's Wish Foundation, Six-year-old Mable Tooke (better known as "Spider-Mable"), who's battling cancer, was on the lookout for the person who kidnapped Oilers captain Andrew Ference. She chased a villain at West Edmonton Mall, and found and saved Ference at the Edmonton zoo. [Edmonton Journal]
  • UPDATE: Spider-Mable has saved Andrew from the villain.
  • NHL Numbers takes a look at the Brent Seabrook signing, and the potential of future cap hell for the Blackhawks. [NHLNumbers]
  • In NHL expansion news, Las Vegas and Quebec are presenting formal bids to owners. [Puck Daddy]
  • Former Hab Brandon Prust gave a career AHL player a chance to show off his fighting skills and dropped the gloves with him. [Pro Hockey Talk]
  • Tara Watchorn of the Boston Blades pranked a bunch of men's league guys, pretending she didn't know how to play hockey, and then she schooled them