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

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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Montreal Canadiens links

  • 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]