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Tuesday Habs Headlines: Pacioretty's slow goal production is due to a below average shooting percentage

Here are your daily links including, Tom Gilbert's interview, updates from practice, Condon's nomination, Women's World Hockey news, Canadiens prospect news, and more!

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Montreal Canadiens links:

  • Max Pacioretty isn't having a bad year, he's simply not getting much luck. His low goal production this season is a result of a bad shooting percentage. [Metro]
  • Tom Gilbert had some choice words to say about the Canadiens and the season they had this year. Gilbert is a UFA on July 1st. [LP]
  • Arpon Basu talked to Lars Eller about the Canadiens month of December, and when the season went south. [LNH]
  • Mike Condon was named the Canadiens candidate for the Bill Masterson Memorial trophy. [690]
  • What Canadiens prospects deserve a spot with the big club next season? [EOTP]
  • Daniel Carr was back at Canadiens practice on Monday, sporting a blue non-contact jersey. [JDM]
  • Michel Therrien expects that Brendan Gallagher will return to the Canadiens lineup this season. [LNH]
  • Montreal was in the running for Nail Yakupov when he asked for a trade at the trade deadline. [TVA]
  • Carey Price was getting some work done with Brendan Gallagher in-front of him at Canadiens practice on Monday:
  • Les Canadiennes forward, Marie-Phillip Poulin, was named captain of Team Canada for the Women's World Hockey Championship team. [CTV]
  • In Habs prospect news, Lukas Vejdemo won second Swedish U20 championship as his team won the championship on Monday. Vejdemo was playing on the first line. [EOTP]
  • Daniel Audette is off to a hot start in the QMJHL playoffs with Sherbrooke. [EOTP]
  • Raised by east cost hockey: the David Ling story. [Brampton Beast]

Around the NHL and elsewhere:

  • Nail Yakupov has reportedly requested a trade from the Edmonton Oilers. [NP]
  • Ryan O'Reilly's Masterson nomination earned widespread mockery from people on social media on Monday. [PuckDaddy]
  • How the Edmonton Oilers got it wrong with Nail Yakupov from the beginning. [SN]
  • Less than 48 hours of being unconscious on the ice, Claude Giroux was in the lineup on Monday night against the Winnipeg Jets. [TSN]
  • Clarke MacArthur opens up about his gruelling battle with concussions. [OttawaCitizen]
  • The Senators have shut down Clarke MacArthur and Dion Phaneuf for the rest of the season. [Senators]
  • Who is battling Patrick Kane for the Hart Trophy this season? [SN]
  • Pascal Dupuis, Mats Zuccarello and Shayne Gostisbehere are leading the Masterson trophy race early. [EOH]
  • Is Shea Weber really an elite d-man? Here's a good breakdown. [BR]
  • According to a Russian news outlet, Anton Khudobin will be returning to the KHL next season. [PHT]
  • Las Vegas' hockey arena will be open in nine days. [SN]
  • Women's World Cup of Hockey: 25 years of empowerment and counting. [G&M]
  • Saginaw Spirit's Will Petschenig is giving back in honour of his father. [SN]