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Monday Habs Headlines: Carey Price and Brendan Gallagher still excited about Shea Weber

Two days ahead of his arrival in Montreal, Shea Weber continues to be the hot topic. Carey Price and Brendan Gallagher weigh in. Sidney Crosby is generous and Alex Ovechkin is a bit of a clown. Also, hockey in the United Arab Emirates? You bet!

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Carey Price is excited about Shea Weber. The two know each other and the Habs’ star player knows what Weber brings to the table. [TSN]
  • Brendan Gallagher believes Shea Weber has enough big game experience to not be rattled by the Montreal hockey market. [Vancouver Sun]
  • Montreal's MVP is awesome and works as hard off the ice as he does on it.
  • Aurèle Joliat was a legendary Montreal Canadien. He also liked his beers and this newspaper advertisement proves it.

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Sidney Crosby surprises Nova Scotia family by dropping by to autograph some souvenirs. [NHL]
  • Meanwhile in Russia, Alex Ovechkin shows his silly side while rollerblading in Moscow. [ESPN]
  • With the World Juniors camps over, Canada’s ability to score may need bolstering ahead of the WJC 2017 tournament in Montreal and Toronto, starting on Boxing Day [NHL].
  • In the KHL, even the preseason is intense. Two coaches butt heads behind the boards during an exhibition game. [Puck Daddy]
  • Who says you can’t play hockey in the desert? This Dubai hockey league proves the international appeal of hockey is not just for northern countries. [Dubai Mighty Camels]