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Sunday Habs Headlines: Injuries provide great opportunity for Charles Hudon

Here are your daily links for the Habs and around the league, including Charles Hudon getting a shot in the Canadiens' top six, Alex Galchenyuk's chance at tying the Rocket's record, and Elise Beliveau on P.K. Subban.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • With a depleted lineup and little-to-no chance at making the playoffs, Charles Hudon had a chance to show what he can do as a top six forward last night. [La Presse]
  • Alex Galchenyuk had a rare opportunity in last night's game against the Wild; the chance to tie a record set by the legendary Maurice Richard. [JDM]
  • Max Pacioretty shared some candid thoughts on playing with the Habs' newest star [Twitter]
  • As P.K. Subban was being transported to hospital after his scary injury on Thursday night, the Habs' all-star defenseman assured Elise Béliveau that he would be alright. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Karl Subban is having a tough 2015-16 season, having dealt with terrifying injuries to two of his sons. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Friday marked the 20-year anniversary of the last time the Canadiens stepped on the ice for a game at the Montreal Forum. [Global News]
  • Sven Andrighetto shared that his brother is in town, smartly rocking the bleu, blanc, et rouge. [Instagram]
  • Andrew Yogan, currently on a professional tryout with the St. John's Ice Caps, speaks about his early success after recording four points in as many games. [YouTube]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • While women's hockey has undoubtedly been growing in popularity, many believe the NHL should do more to support the growth of the game. [Montreal Gazette]
  • The Philadelphia Flyers are refusing to back down when it comes to the Eastern Conference's playoff race. [Eye on Hockey]
  • A number of rookies have stood out and impressed this season, but it's turning out be a two-horse race between Artemi Panarin and Connor McDavid to win the Calder Trophy. [SN]
  • Take a look at three of the top-tier collegiate free agents that may be turning pro next season. [WIIM]
  • With Cory Schneider on the shelf due to an injury, Keith Kinkaid has a chance to take the next step towards becoming a regular NHL goaltender. [AATJ]
  • The St. Louis Blues have signed blue-liner Carl Gunnarsson to a three-year deal. [SLGT]
  • Focusing on basketball, check out some excellent insight on what it takes to make it as a professional athlete - from the young guys looking to take a spot to the veterans trying to keep one. [The Star]
  • The Boston Pride are the inaugural winners of the Isobel Cup as 2016 NWHL champions.