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Monday Habs Headlines: Taxes in Canada make it harder to sign top players

Here are your daily links, including the injury bug hitting the Canadiens.. again, a new duel, Fleisch showing flash, Spacey in Space, expansion draft scenarios, and more!

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Montreal Canadiens links

  • Taxes in Canada, and the Canadian dollar, make it harder to sign big name players to play for the Canadiens. [CTV]
  • Sven Andrighetto missed Sunday night's game with an upper-body injury. [EOTP]
  • Stefan Matteau and Phillip Danault battle it out in an all new "kids photos" duel:
  • Habs defenceman, Victor Bartley, is day-to-day with a lower-body injury, and the injury bug keeps biting. [SN]
  • With the injury to Bartley, Joel Hanley was re-called from the St. John's IceCaps. [EOTP]
  • With the big loss to the Ottawa Senators on Saturday night, Michel Therrien praised Michael McCarron and Mike Brown. [JDM]
  • Did the Montreal Canadiens mishandle Devante Smith-Pelly? [690]
  • The Canadiens injuries and poor play are having an impact on revenues of licensed establishments in downtown Montreal. [RDS]
  • ICYMI: Here is your weekly dose of Canadiens comics. [EOTP]
  • University of Montreal Carabins won the women's CIS tournament, by a score of 8-0 on Sunday. [TVA]

Around the NHL and elsewhere

  • Senators forward and noted Habs destroyer, Jean Gabriel Pageau, is on the rise for the Senators since replacing Kyle Turris as the Senators first-line centre. [JDM]
  • The interesting and exceptional mind behind the league's current best goaltender, Braden Holtby. [GandM]
  • Former Montreal Canadien forward, Tomas Fleischmann, is having a terrific stint with the Chicago Blackhawks since joining the team early March. [CST]
  • The NCAA Men's Hockey Tournament bracket has dropped. [PuckDaddy]
  • Mandatory military duty is a tricky situation for Finnish professional hockey players. [SN]
  • Denna Laing won the 2015/16 NWHL Foundation Award. [NWHL]
  • The Panthers set a new regular season attendance record with Kevin Spacey taking in the game at the BB&T Center on Saturday night. [EOH]
  • Here are some possible expansion draft scenarios. [PHT]
  • Flyers goaltender Michal Neuvirth will miss the next three weeks with a lower-body injury. [BSH]
  • The NHL's hiring of Steve Mayer brings fresh thoughts on the entertainment aspect for the future of the league. [PuckDaddy]