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Tuesday Habs Headlines: Canadiens could learn from playoff teams

Here are your daily links for the Habs and around the league, including what lessons can be learned from playoff teams, Brian Lawton on Stamkos' interest in Montreal, and the difference Carey Price makes in goal.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Could a childhood link to P.K. Subban help the Canadiens entice Steven Stamkos if the Lightning captain tests the free agent market? [La Presse]
  • Francis Bouillon explains the difference in mind-set when Carey Price is in goal and the discussions he has had with Marc Bergevin about returning to the team as a coach. [La Presse]
  • What can the Habs can learn from playoff teams, how the team might have performed in the post-season? Also, the development of Artturi Lehkonen. [TSN 690]
  • ICYMI: Here are the upcoming important dates in the Canadiens off-season. [EOTP]
  • It was locker room cleanup day in St. John's:
  • Speaking of the IceCaps, they handed out the remaining individual awards for this past season. [IceCaps]
  • Noah Juulsen's Everett SilverTips were eliminated over the weekend, with Juulsen out of the lineup. [Twitter]
  • Charlie Lindgren's family could not be prouder of the Habs' newest netminder, who already has his first NHL win under his belt. []
  • After the media frenzy around John Scott's trip to the All-Star Game, the NHL almost got its wish after all as Scott nearly missed the game. [Buffalo News]
  • Check out the story of a St. John's Ice Caps super fan. [Montreal Gazette]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • A new way to evaluate power-plays. [Hockey Graphs]
  • An expansion franchise for the city of Las Vegas is - apparently - confirmed, with an official announcement from the league to come next month. [Sin Bin]
  • Legendary play-by-play man Bob Cole looks back at four decades calling NHL games. [SN]
  • After suffering from a blood clot, Lightning captain Stamkos will not likely return to the team this post-season unless they make it to the Stanley Cup Finals. [TSN]
  • The Philadelphia Flyers paid tribute to their late owner, Ed Snider, before Game 3 of their series against the Washington Capitals. [Puck Daddy]
  • Unfortunately the game turned ugly, and Flyers fans embarrassed themselves in the process. [Washington Post]
  • New York Islanders video coach Matt Bertani is being credited with turning Game 3 of the team's playoff series in their favour. [LHH]
  • The Arizona Coyotes moved on from former general manager Don Maloney this off-season - take a look at the legacy he has left behind. [FFH]
  • The NHL offside coach's challenge needs to be removed. [Puck Daddy]
  • The pros and cons of Edmonton trading Taylor Hall. [Edmonton Journal]
  • The Buffalo Sabres have ended the Pittsburgh Penguins reign of being at the top of the NHL's local TV ratings chart. [SBD]
  • Who is the best draft-eligible d-man at this year's World U18 Championships? [College Hockey]
  • Bruce Boudreau was not happy with his veterans after Sunday night's game against the Nashville Predators. [Twitter]
  • Luke Richardson departed the job of Binghamton's head coach for a new opportunity elsewhere. [Senators]