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Monday Habs Headlines: Les Canadiennes have a date with the Clarkson Cup

Here are your daily links, including Les Canadiennes' ticket to the Clarkson Cup final, McCarron's home debut, a new Duel, trade deadline madness, and more!

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Shanna Martin

Montreal Canadiens links:

  • There's one hockey team in Montreal that will compete for hockey glory. Les Canadiennes are one win away from the Clarkson Cup. [Metro]
  • With selling players off, and playoffs looking gloomy, it's time for Alex Galchenyuk to go back to centre, his natural position. [690]
  • Michael McCarron brought some energy, and an assist, in his home debut for the Canadiens on Saturday. It was also announced he will be staying with the team for the rest of the season. [NHL]
  • Mike Condon joined Scott Oake, and HNIC, for a new episode of "After Hours". [SN]
  • Phillip Danault had a good game for the Canadiens on Saturday night, and was nervous the entire time as he debuted for his hometown team. [Canoe]
  • ICYMI: Making sense of the Phillip Danault - Dale Weise trade. [EOTP]
  • Ben Scrivens hits the nail on the head when talking about hometown discounts:
  • Nathan Beaulieu and Brendan Gallagher go head-to-head in an all new sling-shot duel:
  • Here's an entire article on Marc Bergevin's beard. No, really. [JDM]
  • Les Canadiennes punched their ticket to the Clarkson Cup final with a commanding 7-1 win against the Toronto Furies. [EOTP]
  • ICYMI: Here is your weekly dose of Canandiens comics. [EOTP]
  • The NHL playoff picture is starting to get much clearer:

Around the NHL and elsewhere:

  • Six years ago yesterday, Sidney Crosby scored the golden goal. [Olympics]
  • Matt Duchene is raising awareness, and money, for a very brave little girl. [NHL]
  • Breaking down the Maple Leafs questionable return for goaltender James Reimer. [SN]
  • The Blackhawks are all-in again this season, and looking for another Stanley Cup. [LNH]
  • Former Canadien, Dale Weise, brings intensity and speed to the his new team, the Chicago Blackhawks. [CST]
  • Dan Rosen broke down a head-to-head matchup between Patrick Kane and Alex Ovechkin, and he took Kane over Ovechkin. [NHL]
  • Meet Anatoly Golyshev, who could be the world's best unsigned prospect. [TLN]
  • James Duthie talks about the trade deadline, TradeCentre, and how some of deadline shows can be really bad. [NP]
  • Eric Staal was dealt to the New York Rangers for two second round picks (2016/2017) and a prospect. Carolina retained 50% of Staal's salary for the remainder of his expiring contract. [Hurricanes]
  • Analytics are as important as scouting for Jim Rutherford and the Pittsburgh Penguins. [TRIB]
  • The salary cap is putting a damper on big names being dealt during the season. [AIH]
  • Why did the Coyotes claim former Canadien, Jiri Sekac? [FFH]