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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Carey Price is ready to get his first start

Here are your daily links, including Carey Price’s eagerness to start, Marc Bergevin’s thoughts and predicting the 2016-17 standings.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Carey Price is relieved to be back out on the ice and is impatiently waiting to start his first game. [Ottawa Citizen]
  • Arpon Basu noted that Carey Price was in top form during a Team Canada practice, while Marc Dumont believes that participating in the World Cup will be beneficial to Price. [TSN 690 | BasuDumont]
  • General Manager Marc Bergevin offered his thoughts on prospect Charles Hudon, his old junior team and the Canadiens contingent that will be participating at the World Cup. [La Presse]
  • Some Les Canadiennes stars shared their NCAA experiences and opened up about what returning to play in Quebec means to them. [Canoe]
  • Canadiens prospect Jeremiah Addison is developing some chemistry with Windsor Spitfires' forwards Logan Brown and Christian Fischer. [Windsor Star]
  • Mike Babcock had high praise for Shea Weber:
  • Ottawa Senators captain Erik Karlsson had this to say about Artturi Lehkonen:

Around The League and Elsewhere

  • How might the standings look next season? Travis Yost takes a crack at predicting the future. [TSN]
  • And speaking of the 2016-2017 NHL season, here are some of the reasons why hockey fans should get excited! [Silver Seven Sens]
  • Watching Team North America should be a treat. [Winging It In Motown]
  • Washington Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom touched on Team Sweden’s style of play and how he intends to compete against his teammates at the World Cup. [Japers’ Rink]
  • The recently retired Scott Gomez penned a touching poem to his first love. [The Players’ Tribune]
  • Head coach John Tortorella won't tolerate any anthem protests: