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Sunday Habs Headlines: Systemic issues preventing Canadiens from scoring

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Here are your daily links from the Habs and around the league, including the problems with the system that are holding the team back, Tomas Fleischmann on the Canadiens' loss of confidence, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Systemic issues continue to cause the Canadiens grief when it comes to converting their shooting chances into goals. [SN]
  • Tomas Fleischmann admits that the Habs lost their confidence through this losing skid, suggesting that the team needs to get back to what was working early in the year. [La Presse]
  • With Carey Price expected to miss at least another three weeks after missing substantial time already, do the Canadiens need to find a long-term second option in goal? [Montreal Gazette]
  • Sportsnet asks, and answers, the question of just how much the Canadiens are hurt by the loss of Price:
  • On the lighter side, here's a depiction of what life must be feeling like right now for Marc Bergevin and Michel Therrien. [Twitter]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Were Jonathan Drouin's actions in Tampa Bay selfish, or merely part of doing business as an entry-level player in the NHL? [Raw Charge]
  • In contrast to the John Scott debacle, Atlantic Division All-Star captain Jaromir Jagr still doesn't really want to be there. [Eye on Hockey]
  • San Jose Barracuda head coach Roy Sommer is on the verge of breaking the AHL record for coaching wins. [Puck Daddy]
  • Make sure you don't miss Linus Omark's brilliant KHL All-Star shootout attempt:
  • Soviet hockey has been brought back under the spotlight, allowing us to appreciate a significant part of the sport's past. [SHR]