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Monday Habs Headlines: Who is the weakest link on the 2016-17 Canadiens?

One name has come up more often than others when discussing Montreal’s achilles’ heel, Carey Price is gearing up for the World Cup, and more.

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Is David Desharnais the biggest problem on the Canadiens’ team, and is there more to the departure of Vincent Lacroix? [Montreal Gazette]
  • Torrey Mitchell has, for the first time in his NHL career, enjoyed a summer at home in the Montreal area. [Montreal Canadiens]
  • Jack Han’s one-minute tactics session explains how the Habs can benefit from Shea Weber and Alex Galchenyuk on the power play. [Twitter]
  • Looks like Carey Price is ready for his first competitive hockey since November. [Twitter]
  • There are still many obstacles to success for women’s hockey, but Les Canadiennes are on the right track to success in Montreal. [TVA Sports]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Manny Malholtra is set to announce his retirement, and word is he may have a job offer with the Vancouver Canucks. [The Province]
  • P.K. Subban has matured in front of our eyes, and his development has seemed naturally easy. [The Hockey News]
  • Team Canada has favoured smarts to speed in their team selection for the World Cup of Hockey. [TSN]
  • The final three teams to qualify for the 2018 Olympics have been confirmed, as Germany, Slovenia and Norway advance to Pyeongchang. [La Presse]
  • Members of the Calgary Flames took part in the city’s Pride Parade. [Sportsnet]

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