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Sunday Habs Headlines: Gallagher may not join Team Canada for World Championships

Here are your daily links for the Habs and around the league, including the potential absence of Brendan Gallagher for the IIHF World Championships, why it would be a disaster to trade P.K. Subban, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • P.K. Subban is unquestionably one of the NHL's most marketable young superstars, and it certainly keeps him busy off the ice. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Speculation has taken over as the trade rumours begin to swirl once again about Subban, but surely the Habs know that trading their franchise defenceman would be a disaster? [Today's Slapshot]
  • Brendan Gallagher, who hoped to take part in the IIHF World Championships, may be unable to pending a doctors evaluation of his knee. [SN]
  • Gallagher also went on record yesterday, speaking out about the team's hope that head coach Michel Therrien will return next season. [EOTP]
  • After scoring goal number 30 on the season last night, Alex Galchenyuk joined some elite company:
  • There has been no shortage of inexperienced defencemen suiting up for the Canadiens this season due to a slew of injuries, but Morgan Ellis was perhaps never given enough of a chance. [The Telegram]
  • Take a look at the gameday roster from yesterday's season-closer as compared to the one that took the ice back on opening night. [Twitter]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Justin Williams will today play his 1,000th NHL game - the 34-year-old Washington Capitals winger first entered the league back in 2000-01 with the Philadelphia Flyers. [The Big Story]
  • The Detroit Red Wings have extended their playoff streak to an unbelievable 25 seasons. Take a look at the Wings incredible feat. [WIIM]
  • The Boston Bruins have been eliminated from playoff contention after the Philadelphia Flyers clinched the final spot on Saturday. [BSH]
  • If there is indeed an expansion team landing in Las Vegas, the name will likely not be chosen by a fan vote. [Puck Daddy]