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Sunday Habs Headlines: Alex Galchenyuk gave a young fan the trip of a lifetime to the Winter Classic

Here are your daily links from the Habs and around the league, including the generosity of Alex Galchenyuk, Brendan Gallagher's triumphant return, and the injury that has sidelined Dale Weise.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Alex Galchenyuk made a young Habs' fan's day brighter by inviting him out to the Winter Classic. 11-year old Matteo spent an unforgettable weekend meeting his favourite Canadiens players and watching them soundly beat their oldest rivals. [TVA]
  • Brendan Gallagher's timely appearance at the Winter Classic provided the Canadiens with the stability they needed to beat the Bruins. With number eleven back in the lineup, head coach Michel Therrien did not have to continuously rework his lines. [NHL]
  • also put out a couple of other interesting articles about the Winter Classic, including one about P.K. Subban's fashion sense, Mike Condon's outstanding performance in his home town and the most memorable moments from last weekend in Boston. [ | Subban | Condon | 16 Moments]
  • More than 67,000 passionate hockey fans made the trip to Gillette Stadium to watch the Winter Classic live. And for the Montreal Canadiens' fans who made the journey to Boston, it was certainly a game to remember. [Boston Globe]
  • Dale Weise will be missing time after getting injured during the last game and Sven Andrighetto has been recalled by the team. [EOTP | Weise | Andrighetto]
  • Unfortunately, it seems that Weise will miss more games than initially expected:
  • Watch as Steve Dangle recaps his experiences at the Winter Classic!

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • John Scott will be a captain at the All Star Game - and that's fine. [Eye on Hockey]
  • Meanwhile, Jaromir Jagr just hopes he won't have to drop the gloves with Scott. [Eye on Hockey]
  • Former Habs assistant coach Gerard Gallant signed an extension with the Panthers. [Puck Daddy]
  • Jonathan Drouin has been sent to the AHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning. [Raw Charge]
  • Check out the Tri-City Americans "Back to the Future" spoof. [SN]
  • Canada has been eliminated in the quarter-finals of the World Junior Championships. [EOTP]
  • Olaf Eller, and others, discuss Denmark's OT loss to Russia in the World Juniors: