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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Alex Galchenyuk will stay at centre until the end of the season

Here are your daily links covering the confirmation that Alex Galchenyuk will finish the season at centre, Michel Therrien hopes to have Subban back as soon as possible and has Doughty truly been snubbed by Norris voters?

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Michel Therrien confirmed that Alex Galchenyuk will remain playing at centre until the end of the season. Meanwhile, both David Desharnais and P.K. Subban took part in practice, albeit in non-contact jerseys. [La Presse]
  • Michel Therrien also hopes to have P.K. Subban back in the lineup on Thursday, when the Canadiens face off against the Detroit Red Wings. [Sportsnet]
  • Arpon Basu discusses why the Anaheim Ducks were able to turn around their season and why the Montreal Canadiens couldn't, while Tony Marinaro wonders if it's time for Michel Therrien to criticize his players' effort. [TSN 690 | BasuMarinaro]
  • Pierre McGuire believes that Max Pacioretty needs to emulate Jean Beliveau as a captain, while Habs Breakfast debunks the theory that Pacioretty is not liked in his own locker room. [TSN 690 | McGuireHabs Breakfast]
  • The Montreal Canadiens have hit rock bottom this season, so where does the club go from here? [Montreal Gazette]
  • With the Canadiens expected to draft any where between 8th to 11th overall, who should they take with their first-round pick? The most obvious choice so far seems to be prospect Pierre-Luc Dubois. [The Concordian]
  • On March 22, 1959, Canadiens' forward Dickie Moore not only won the scoring title (posting 41 goals and 55 assists in a season), but set a new record for most points scored in a season as well. [NHL]
  • How awesome is Jeff Petry?

Around The League and Elsewhere

  • Has Drew Doughty been unfairly snubbed by Norris voters? Well, history shows otherwise. [Sportsnet]
  • Eugene Melnyk didn't mince any words when it came to his team, the Ottawa Senators. Melnyk was quoted as saying "I’m looking at all of it, right across the board, nobody is safe when you have a year like we just did". [Toronto Star]
  • Evgeny Kuznetsov wouldn't hesitate to trade all of his points for an appearance in the Stanley Cup Finals. [RMNB]
  • The NHL continues to let down it's female fanbase and at times seems to be intentionally ignoring their concerns. [CBS Chicago]
  • Professional scouts are not agents. Unlike agents, scouts are employed to provide an independent evaluation of hockey prospects. [Swiss Hockey News]