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Thursday Habs Headlines: The Canadiens are making the wrong kind of history

Here are your daily links covering the Canadiens and the league including, the Montreal's historic collapse, what the the team can do differently and Wideman's suspension.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Off all the other teams which have managed to rack up 41 points in their first 26 games, not a single one has ever missed the playoffs after getting of to such a hot start. The Canadiens however, are in serious danger of becoming the first one to do so. [CBS Sports]
  • With the Montreal Canadiens continuing to trend downwards, what can the team do differently to stem the bleeding? Here are a few different suggestions. [TSN 690 | DumontGagnonWilde]
  • How bad has Montreal's situation become? So bad that Edmonton Oilers' fans of all people, are giving advice to despondent Habs' fans. [Montreal Gazette]
  • P.K. Subban understands that an important part of being a professional athlete involves being able to engage and interact with fans. [Sportsnet]
  • Check out how Alex Galchenyuk and Greg Pateryn fared against Jacob De La Rose and Nathan Beaulieu, in NHL16! [Canadiens]
  • The town of Grimsby, Ontario and the Montreal Canadiens share a special bond. After all, legendary Habs' alumni Aurel Joliet and Howie Morenz first suited up for the team there. [Niagara This Week]
  • With the All-Star festivities behind him, John Scott is now focused on making a return to the NHL. [NHL]
  • Ouch, coach Toe Blake didn't hold back any punches.
  • Aren't the Canadiennes just the best?

Around The League and Elsewhere

  • The NHL has handed Dennis Wideman a twenty game suspension for his hit on a linesman. [Matchsticks & Gasoline]
  • Amanda Kessel will be returning to hockey! Kessel had previously announced her retirement from the sport, citing concussion related symptoms. [Golden Gophers]
  • Check out how the Canadiens' power play set up compares against some of the other teams in the league. [NHL Special Teams]
  • Carolina Hurricanes general manager Ron Francis will have to make several difficult decisions as the trade deadline approaches. [NBC Sports]
  • Is Finland's Kari Jalonen poised to become the next head coach of SC Bern? [Swiss Hockey News]
  • Check out this awesome documentary which will chronicle the events leading up to the Canadian Women's gold medal victory at the Sochi Olympics!