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Sunday Habs Headlines: Critical mistakes caused Canadiens' collapse

Here are your daily links from the Habs and around the league, including the factors that led to the Canadiens collapse, the first-star performance of P.K. Subban, and the dominance of the CWHL's Canadiennes.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • There is a lot of blame to go around for what has been a season ruined by collapse, though there are three big mistakes that are the major factors. [SN]
  • A first-star worthy performance on Friday night removed any and all doubt that anybody could have had about P.K. Subban. [SN]
  • While we hope that the media frenzy surrounding Subban and coach Michel Therrien is behind us, there is little doubt that it's far easier to replace a Therrien than it is a Subban. [SN]
  • With David Desharnais out for the next three weeks, Balle Courbe looks back at some of the other francophone players that have worn a Canadiens' sweater in recent years. [BC]
  • It looks as though Subban will be featured on an upcoming episode of E:60. [Instagram]
  • Les Canadiennes de Montreal have been dominant all season in CWHL action, and part of their success has been thanks to a very successful penalty kill. [ATB]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos scored his 300th career goal in the NHL on Saturday night against the Pittsburgh Penguins. [RC]
  • Jonathan Toews has been experiencing a dip in offensive production this season, so what's the reasoning behind it? [Puck Daddy]
  • While he may not be well celebrated throughout the league, Cam Atkinson has been the most important forward for the struggling Columbus Blue Jackets. [JC]
  • Similarly, it may be defenseman Chris Tanev who has been the most important player for the Vancouver Canucks this season. [SN]
  • Jaromir Jagr has tied Brett Hull for third on the all-time scoring list after potting the 741st of his career against the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday. [Eye on Hockey]