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Sunday Habs Headlines: Carey Price enduring the most difficult season of his career

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Here are your daily links for the Habs and around the league, including Carey Price's struggles with missing nearly an entire season, his hope to get in at least one more game this year, and which Canadian teams might make the playoffs in 2017.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • It hasn't been an easy season for anybody in Montreal, but for Carey Price in particular, 2015-16 has been the most difficult season of his entire career. [La Presse]
  • Meanwhile, Price is still hoping to get at least one more game in this season, with only a few left in which he could appear. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Nathan Beaulieu may be out for the last few games this season, but looking to next year, what role will the Habs young blue-liner play? [TSN 690]
  • Looking not just at the Habs, but every Canadian team, Sportsnet's Eric Francis considers which of the nation's seven teams might make the playoffs next season - without a whole lot of positive factors for the Canadiens. [SN]
  • Brett Lernout's debut with the Canadiens didn't last three periods. He was the latest to fall victim to the injury bug. [EOTP]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Steven Stamkos was diagnosed with blood clots, and will undergo surgery. He's expected to be out for 1-3 months. [TB]
  • T-Mobile Arena is set to open in Las Vegas next week, with the city hoping the $375M arena will play host to an NHL franchise. [SN]
  • Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury has suffered a concussion, while will certainly concern the team with playoffs looming. [SN]
  • Swedish defenceman Emilia Ramboldt pulled no punches in her description of the opposing Russian goaltender at the Women's World Championships. [TSN]
  • While hockey is a sport that has struggled with diversity, a number of Asian players have played important roles in the growth of women's hockey and the NWHL. [Dat Winning]
  • Filip Forsberg is just a little excited about Leksand IF - the club he once played for - being promoted to the Swedish Hockey League. [Streamable]
  • Sports media is dealing with having less and less access to the players they cover, and it may bring about major changes in the industry. [Winnipeg Free Press]