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Tuesday Habs Headlines: Will the Habs be buyers or sellers at the deadline?

Here are your daily links, including David Desharnais' role, the IceCaps getting hot, Bobby Ryan's big goal, Canucks retro jerseys, and more!

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Montreal Canadiens links:

  • There is still time for a turn-around, even if Carey Price is out for longer. What do you think, buyers, sellers or stand pat? [TSN690]
  • Where David Desharnais fits in the Canadiens lineup, is Mark Barberio ready for a steady long-term top-6 role, and more. [TSN690]
  • The IceCaps are honouring the Royal Newfoundland Regiment through their social media and the February 5th and 6th weekend series against the Utica Comets. [IceCaps]
  • Columbus media made a pretty awesome game day poster for the game last night:
  • The Canadiens had the perfect opportunity to bounce back into the playoff picture and get the ball rolling with a home-and-home against the Columbus Blue Jackets. [JDM]
  • In a new "C'Mon Ref", Kerry Fraser explains why Dion Phaneuf's rough play with Dale Weise on Saturday night was dirty, but not spearing. [TSN]
  • The Canadiens aren't as bad as they seem, according to Sean McIndoe. [VS]
  • Daniel Audette, Canadiens 5th round draft pick, is turning heads in junior hockey this year. [EOTP]
  • The IceCaps are hot again, claiming 5 out of 6 points over the weekend. [IceCaps]

Around the NHL and elsewhere:

  • Lou Lamoriello is getting interest around the league from some players, and is ready to sell at the trade deadline in just under five weeks. [GlobeAndMail]
  • The Columbus Blue Jackets might be finding long term success from their core of youth players. [TheCannon]
  • Bobby Ryan scored a goal on Sunday night, and that was all it took for a new family to get a brand new puppy. [PuckDaddy]
  • The Vancouver Canucks are bringing back their retro jerseys on February 13th:
  • The KHL All-Star Weekend is a great time. Even the mascots had a line brawl. [PD]
  • If you're in Dallas at a Stars game in February, you should probably try the "Klingburger" [SBN]
  • Since the Tampa Bay Lightning went to the annual TBL Family Carnival, you really get an idea of how hockey has grown in the south over the years. [SBN]
  • The Dallas Stars have also been experiencing a slump, here's an in-depth look on how it's going for them. [DBD]
  • Jarmoir Jagr has now earned over $130M in his NHL career. [PuckDaddy]
  • Here is an experience article on the CWHL All-Star game, watching as a fan. [PPP]