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Thursday Habs Headlines: Nikita Scherbak's 2015-16 season highlights

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Here are your daily links, including some prospect highlights, where Price ranks among all WHL players, and why the Canadiens are not true contenders.

St. John's IceCaps / Collin Peddle

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Congrats to Carey Price, who was named the 3rd best WHL player of all time! [WHLTri-City Herald]
  • The morning show discusses P.K. Subban's nomination for the NHL's Foundation Award, while Francois Gagnon believes that the Canadiens cannot contend with the teams that still remain in the playoffs. [TSN 690 | Dumont | Gagnon]
  • Take a look at Nikita Scherbak's highlights from his first professional season

  • Greg Pateryn's impressive performance this season has made his father, George Pateryn, very proud. [Canadiens]
  • Mike Condon had little trouble deciding what to put on his Team USA mask! [Facebook]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Anthony Holmes, who better known by his Twitter handle @soloucity, watched the St. Louis Blues destroy the Dallas Stars during his first visit to go see the Blues live! [STL Today]
  • While the Pittsburgh Penguins continue to march towards the cup with a rookie goaltender in net, Matt Murray’s meteoric rise may also mark the end of the road for Penguins starter Marc-Andre Fleury. [Sportsnet | JohnstonBerkshire]
  • Here's a new way to evaluate how successful a potential prospect will be in the NHL. [Canucks Army]
  • Who should the Boston Bruins pursue, if they want to bolster their right wing depth with some size? [CBS Boston]
  • As the Dallas Stars and St. Louis Blues continue to lock heads in the second round of the playoffs, the cities’ respective zoos are also getting involved in the action. [Puck Daddy]
  • It is important for defensemen to hone their offensive abilities, in order for them to be successful in the modern NHL. [Sportsnet]
  • IIHF president Rene Fasel believes that it is unlikely that NHL players will represent their countries at the upcoming Winter Olympics. [Toronto Star]
  • Do you know someone who is new to hockey? Well, here’s a quick and easy way to teach them the basics: