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Monday Habs Headlines: A long term injury to Alex Galchenyuk would be major blow

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Here are your daily links including Galchenyuk’s collision, getting to know Gallagher and the missing Penguin

Boston Bruins v Montreal Canadiens Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • After a collision with Anze Kopitar in the third period during Sunday’s game, Alex Galchenyuk hobbled to the bench and did not return for the rest of the game. [SN]
  • The Habs spunky forward, Brendan Gallagher, discusses the best and worst thing about being an NHLr and the bizarre squirrel hat. [The Hockey News]
  • The Canadiens are in search of solutions to help make their road record as impressive as their record at home. [La Presse]
  • The IceCaps leading goal scorer, Nikita Scherbak, took being benched for the first period during Wednesday’s game like a man. [The Telegram]
  • With just one goal so far for the 2016-17 campaign, Tomas Plekanec is a key player who could find themselves with an unfamiliar low scoring percentage. [The Hockey News]
  • The Canadiens PDO has consistently been above average so far this season, but it’s no longer at an unrealistic level.


Around the League and Elsewhere

  • The Pittsburgh Penguins had their big 25th anniversary reunion, but Jaromir Jagr had more important things to do on a Saturday night. [NHL]
  • As we hit the quarter mark of the NHL season, who are the Stanley Cup favorites for each division? [FanRagSports]
  • After receiving a slash that fractured his finger, Johnny Gaudreau was suppose to be out of commission for six weeks. Just 10 games and a surgery later, he’s back in action with the help of some fancy new gloves. [The Hockey News]
  • After blocking a shot by Tyler Seguin, Colorado Avalanche defenseman, Erik Johnson will miss the next six-to-eight weeks due to fracturing his fibula. [Yahoo Sports]