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Sunday Habs Headlines: Michael McCarron showing great potential since joining Canadiens

Here are your daily links for the Habs and around the league, including the great start of Michael McCarron, how Andrei Markov can relate to Carey Price, and P.K. Subban being a near-guarantee to make Team Canada.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Michael McCarron has been the beneficiary of the Canadiens using the latter part of the season to test their young players, and the big centre has been showing his promise. [RDS]
  • If there is anyone on the current roster who can understand and relate to Carey Price's desire to return to action as soon as he can, it would be Andrei Markov. [La Presse]
  • Allan Muir believes that P.K. Subban is a near-guarantee to take up one of the final spots on the Team Canada roster for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. [SI]
  • Alex Galchenyuk was back playing at centre-ice against the Winnipeg Jets last night, and head coach Michel Therrien had some positive words regarding Galchenyuk's development. [La Presse]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Top scorers in the NHL continue to see a drop in production, as reaching the 100-point mark in a season has become increasingly rare. [Eye on Hockey]
  • A look back at the Edmonton Oilers' inability to have a player win the Calder Trophy, and the stats that say Connor McDavid should break the trend. [Oilers Nation]
  • Zac Rinaldo, the Boston Bruins forward who was sent down to the AHL after being suspended in the NHL, was ejected in his first game in the minors for an illegal check to the head. [Eye on Hockey]
  • You can check out some free ECHL action this week to keep an eye on the Brampton Beast and their upcoming competition, the Orlando Solar Bears. [PPP]