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Tuesday Habs Headlines: Canadiens have to be careful in not ruining the development of McCarron

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Here are your daily links, including McCarron's development, news about John Scott, Canadiens prospect updates, Mike Babcock's quest for a signed Jagr stick, and more!

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  • The Canadiens can't expect Michael McCarron to play on the fourth line and produce. They need to be careful with his development. [Metro]
  • John Scott's NHL journey continues, as he will get to lace up for his first (and most likely only) game in a Montreal Canadiens uniform tonight. [NYT]
  • You can tell how much of a team guy John Scott is: he said he felt really bad that McCarron got sent down for him. [TSN]
  • P.K. Subban would only answer questions about John Scott at practice on Monday, and would ignore any questions about his injury. [CTV]
  • There was more to the internal NHL documents released by a court than emails and concussion talk, there was also rumoured events that didn't go through, and some included the Canadiens. [TheStar]
  • New Canadiens goaltender Charlie Lindgren said Montreal was an attractive place for him to play, for multiple reasons. [Part 1 | Part 2]
  • Michel Therrien said Charlie Lindgren would 100% get to start a game for the Canadiens before the season is over. [Canadiens]
  • Max Pacioretty and Alex Galchenyuk playing together is a huge positive for the Montreal Canadiens. [EOTP]
  • Canadiens lines at practice yesterday got a little shake-up. Daniel Carr is back in the top-six, and John Scott is on the fourth line with Mitchell and Byron. [JDM]
  • ICYMI: Jacob de la Rose has been reassigned to the St. John IceCaps. [STJ]
  • Three Canadiens junior prospects will be spending the rest of their season with the St. John's IceCaps. [Audette | Bourque | Addison]

Around the NHL and elsewhere:

  • Willie Mitchell talks concussions and the future of concussions in the game of hockey. [SN]
  • Mike Babcock wants an autographed stick from Jaromir Jagr, and has been asking to get one for the last two years. [SN]
  • NHL DoPS announced a four-game suspension to Toronto Maple Leafs forward Nazem Kadri for his cross-check to Red Wings forward Luke Glendening. [DOPS]
  • Patrick Roy was unimpressed that Matt Duchene celebrated his 30th goal of the season while the Avalanche were losing 4-0 to the St. Louis Blues. [EOH]
  • Steven Stamkos underwent successful surgery, and will be re-evaluated in two weeks. [PHT]
  • Islanders head coach Jack Capuano had some choice words for some of his veteran players and their recent play. [Isles]
  • Jaromir Jagr thinks that too many people doubt the Florida Panthers, and that people should take them more seriously. [PHT]
  • The St. Louis Blues will be without Jake Allen and David Backes for the remainder of the regular season, as they are battling injuries. [PuckDaddy]
  • According to Darren Dreger, Bill Peters could be named Team Canada head coach as early as today. [TSN]
  • Windsor Spitfires forward Logan Brown has opted to play for Team USA instead of Team Canada for the World Under-18 Tournament. [Windsor Star]
  • Talking Hockeyville, and hallowed old rinks. [PHT]
  • The Hamilton Bulldogs are moving in a new direction, after joining the OHL one year ago. [Bulldogs]