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Monday Habs Headlines: Is it time to embrace the tank?

Here are your daily links, including an interview with Zach Fucale, a new duel, hockey's New York Yankees, Dale Weise's trade talk, Bud Holloway's miraculous save, the Stadium Series game, Islanders looking to get out of Brooklyn, and more!

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Robyn Flynn interviewed Zachary Fucale and talked about his first season playing professional hockey, the atmosphere in St. John's, and more. [TSN690]
  • Is it time for Canadiens fans to embrace the tank? [CBC]
  • Brendan Gallagher and Nathan Beaulieu go head-to-head in a new "water gun" duel:
  • How hockey's New York Yankees became hockey's Chicago Cubs. [ESPN]
  • The Canadiens opened the doors to the Bell Centre yesterday for the Canadiens Provigo Fan Practice, and it was an absolutely packed house. [Canadiens]
  • Dale Weise knows there is a good chance that he'll be traded this season, and he's quite sad about it:
  • According to Eric Engels of Sportsnet, at least three teams seem to be in the mix for Weise. [SN]
  • ICYMI: Why P.K. Subban should be traded from the Canadiens. [EOTP]
  • Habs lines at practice got a little switch around, as Sven Andrighetto was demoted to the fourth line, and Weise was promoted to the second. [LP]
  • Bud Holloway made a miraculous diving stick save with his team's net empty on Saturday night when the IceCaps took on the Binghamton Senators. [EOTP]
  • Are the Canadiens failing to develop their prospects? Our very own Andrew Zadarnowski takes an in-depth look. [EOTP]
  • Les Canadiennes absolutely dominated a weekend series against the Boston Blades, scoring 24 (yes you read that correctly) goals in two games: 14 on Saturday, 10 on Sunday. [Canadiennes]

Around the NHL and elsewhere:

  • Breaking down a once-in-a-generation player, Erik Karlsson. [SN]
  • The Minnesota Wild put a 6-1 beat down on the Chicago Blackhawks in the Stadium Series on Sunday in front of 50,426 people. [NHL]
  • The Leafs kicked off Sunday with a trade, sending Shawn Matthias to Colorado for Colin Smith and a fourth-round pick. [TML]
  • Steve Yzerman's public rejection of any Steven Stamkos trade was smart. [TBT]
  • The current state of the Wild makes the outdoor Stadium Series game more about business than about fun. [Puck Daddy]
  • Yesterday's Stadium Series game was only the second of the 17 outdoor games that wasn't played in front of a capacity crowd. [Star Tribune]
  • Hockey Day in America: Military veterans become Minnesota Warriors. [PHT]
  • Five great moments from the Blackhawks-Wild alumni game on Saturday night in Minnesota. [EOH]
  • According to the New York Post, the New York Islanders are already looking to get out of Brooklyn. [PHT]
  • Watch Shayne Gostisbehere extend his point streak in dramatic overtime fashion. [EOH]
  • After his game on Saturday night, Taylor Hall ripped the NHL coach's challenge ... and the mediocre wifi at Rexall Place. [Puck Daddy]