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Monday Habs Headlines: Galchenyuk is getting looks from Team North America

Here are your daily links, including Galchenyuk getting looked at from Team North America, a new duel, Clarkson Cup news, IceCaps updates, Canadiens prospect news, Jaromir Jagr being Jaromir Jagr, not so hateful Sidney Crosby signs, and more!

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Scotty Bowman talked about Alex Galchenyuk making Team North America with his son, Stan, who's making the selections for the team. If it was up to Scotty, he wouldn't be surprised if Alex made the team. [JDM]
  • With all the injuries to the Canadiens, Mark Barberio is being given a bigger chance to succeed, and it's working. [LP]
  • Victor Bartley and Lucas Lessio battle it out in a brand new "bounce-off" duel:
  • Charles Hudon is getting another chance in the big leagues to prove what he can do for the Canadiens. [LP]
  • The IceCaps dropped a very close contest on Sunday, with Hershey scoring in the final minute of regulation time. [IceCaps]
  • Les Canadiennes dropped the CWHL championship game by a final score of 8-3 to the Calgary Inferno. Calgary won its first Clarkson Cup. [CWHL]
  • The CWHL is partnering with Pave The Way for a big charity ball hockey tournament, and you can register your own team! [PTW]
  • The NWHL are teasing two expansions for next season: Montreal and Toronto. [PD]
  • ICYMI: Here is your weekly dose of Canadiens comics. [EOTP]

Around the NHL and elsewhere

  • This is why Jaromir Jagr can still dominate the NHL at 44 years of age. [EOH]
  • There were some hateful (not really) Sidney Crosby signs at the Penguins vs. Rangers game on Sunday afternoon:
  • Check out this extremely odd game-winning goal that Penguins forward Matt Cullen scored on Sunday. [EOH]
  • The Central Division is really heating up, and it's going to be fun to watch the last few weeks of the season determine the playoff matchups. [PHT]
  • Antoine Roussel threw an opponent's stick into the crowd, and a couple of fans started wrestling for it. [EOH]
  • Nicklas Backstrom talks about his hockey career, and his life. [JR]
  • James Reimer's new mask for the San Jose Sharks is pretty awesome. [THN]
  • Finding a number-one goalie is a top priority for the Calgary Flames this upcoming off-season. [TheScore]
  • The Detroit Red Wings defence will be without Niklas Kronwall for up to three weeks. He's out with a knee injury. [PD]