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Sunday Habs Headlines: More to the Canadiens' collapse than goaltending

Here are your daily links for the Habs and around the league, including an analysis of how Mike Condon and Ben Scrivens have done in replacement of Price, Therrien on Smith-Pelly's production, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • The absence of Carey Price has been enormous for the Habs this season, but the performance of his replacements are not the only thing to blame when looking at the team's dismal results. [RDS]
  • Michel Therrien doesn't seem too phased by the impressive production from Devante Smith-Pelly since the forward was traded to the New Jersey Devils. [TVA Sports]
  • Brian Wilde joined TSN 690's Tony Marinaro to discuss which players might survive what looks to be a busy summer for Habs management. [TSN 690]
  • Many have tried to explain what is behind the Canadiens' collapse, but is it possible the disappointment of this season - and of those before it - all comes down to... A fork? [Montreal Gazette]
  • Marie-Philip Poulin and the crew had fun reliving what was surely a very trying time. [Instagram]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Melodie Daoust has seemingly accomplished just about everything she possibly could have thus far in her career, but the 24-year-old Canadian Olympian and McGill Martlets captain still has more to do. [SN]
  • With too many teams vying for too few playoff positions, the last stretch of the regular season is going to be very interesting in the Eastern conference. [Puck Daddy]
  • The legendary Nicklas Lidstrom is coming to the rescue of his former team, Vasteras IK, which has gone bankrupt. The Red Wings great is auctioning an autographed Hockey Hall of Fame jersey and donating the proceeds to the club. [WIIM]
  • Swiss team HC Davos has set a timeline for the reconstruction of the beautiful Vaillant Arena, hoping the project will begin in 2018. [Swiss Hockey News]
  • Women's hockey is truly on the rise in Sweden, and Lulea's women's club has been taking the league by surprise. The team will play in the league final today. [Expressen (Swedish)]