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Saturday Habs Headlines: Can Marc Bergevin afford to be patient with Therrien?

Here are your daily links from the Habs and around the league, including the possibility that Bergevin may act sooner than expected on Therrien, the rough season it has been for Carey Price, and the coach's thoughts on the teams will to win.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • The Canadiens seem to be down and out, and as Pierre LeBrun discusses, it's possible Marc Bergevin may have to act sooner than planned when it comes to Michel Therrien. [TSN 690]
  • Carey Price was on top of the world last season, but this season has not been quite so kind to the reigning Hart Trophy winner. [TSN]
  • While Therrien knows it will be difficult for the club to qualify for the post-season, he still believes the team has the will to win needed to get there. [La Presse]
  • Our friends(?) at Lighthouse Hockey gave the Habs a good ribbing, beating the team while they're down and alluding to the many great ceremonies the franchise has put on. [LHH]
  • The Habs had Jeff Petry and Marie-Philip Poulin on hand yesterday on behalf of the Canadiens Bursary Program:
  • Maybe all the Habs have needed all along is a bit of The Donald:

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Former first-round draft pick Louis Leblanc hasn't given up his pro hockey dream, now trying to cut a career for himself in Europe. [RDS]
  • The Philadelphia Flyers will be without Sean Couturier for the next month as they attempt to get back into a playoff position. [BSH]
  • After nearly three years without playing professional hockey, Joni Pitkanen is set to make his return to action with Karpat fo the SM-liiga. [Puck Daddy]
  • A pair of high school hockey players, states apart, each had their own incredible moments on Thursday night. [Eye on Hockey]
  • CWHL players discuss their Netflix addictions. [Twitter]