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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Still no timeline on Carey Price's return

Here are your daily links covering the Canadiens and the league including, no update on Carey Price's status, drawing inspiration from the Senators and Brandon Prust is on waivers.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Could a possible knee injury be delaying Carey Price's return? Yet one thing is certain though, the Canadiens should hesitate to make any moves without Price in the lineup. [Sportsnet]
  • The Journal de Montreal's JF Chaumont expressed surprise at Michel Therrien's decision to not alter his lineup against the Philadelphia Flyers but understands why the coach hesitates to play Max Pacioretty and Alex Galchenyuk together - the duo have just not produced when put together. [TSN 690]
  • But it is not all doom and gloom which awaits the team. This year's Montreal Canadiens squad can use last year's Ottawa Senators as an inspiration to beat the odds, which are heavily stacked against them at the moment. [RDS]
  • Mike Condon used his All-Star break to recuperate and refresh himself for the second half of the season. With Carey Price not being expected to return anytime soon, Condon will need to hold down the fort. [La Presse]
  • Pierre McGuire believes that the Canadiens shouldn't tank in order to improve. Rather, he thinks the team should follow the examples set by the Chicago Blackhawks and the Detroit Red Wings in order to get better. [TSN 690]
  • If the team is considering trading players, who would you deem to be untouchable on the team? This author believes that with the exception of Price and Gallagher, every other player should be fair game. [Journal De Montreal]
  • As losses start to mount for the Montreal Canadiens, disgruntled fans are starting to question whether ticket prices should remain the same. [The Concordian]
  • How awesome is this NHL 17 cover, which features P.K. Subban ... or should that be P.K. Jagr? [Imgur]
  • With his wife expecting to give birth soon, John Scott may not be available to suit up for the St. John's Ice Caps, when the team resumes its season. [TheTelegram]
  • Nikita Scherbak spent his AHL All-Star returning to Saskatoon and visiting his former teammates on the Saskatoon Blades. [Global News]

Around The League and Elsewhere

  • The Vancouver Canucks have placed forward Brandon Prust on waivers. [Canucks ArmyThe Province]
  • Tragedy has struck the Metallurg Novokuznetsk's junior team, as 16-year-old Alexander Orekhov succumbed to his injuries. [TSN]
  • At least Canadiens' fans can take small solace in the mediocrity of all the other Canadian teams. [Globe And Mail]
  • Now that we are more than halfway through the season, it's time to start predicting how the NHL awards will shape out. Is this the year Drew Doughty will finally win the Norris? [The Star]
  • Take a look at some of the most common injuries that plague hockey players and other professional athletes alike. [ESPN]
  • Frölunda fans are a pretty incredible bunch!