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

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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]