Montreal Canadiens news and notes
- Carey Price’s below-Carey numbers have certainly been the talk of the town of late, but positives can be taken away from the fact that the team is performing relatively well throughout his slump, and the Canadiens have the opportunity to prove the'yre more than just their star goaltender. [TSN 690]
- Jacob De La Rose has an adorable little fan.
- If Montreal has serious interest in Martin Hanzal, the Arizona Coyotes have reportedly asked for a return that consists of Michael McCarron, a first round and conditional pick. [EOTP]
- If this is the case, Gallagher is lucky he still has fingers at all.
Brendan Gallagher says Shea Weber fanned on the shot that broke his hand. pic.twitter.com/V62zxNHjOc— Аrpon Basu (@ArponBasu) January 24, 2017
- With his shorthanded goal on Tuesday night Tomas Plekanec tied Bob Gainey for 2nd all-time in Montreal Canadiens history. [StatsCentre]
- Meanwhile, Glen Gulutzan was livid with his team’s performance against the Habs. [Twitter]
- There were plenty of scouts in attendance to watch the Flames struggle on the ice. [Cowan]
Around the league and elsewhere
- If you didn’t already know that the team you don’t want to emulate is the Colorado Avalanche, these stats might help paint a better picture.
The Capitals have spent the equivalent of 15 full games worth of ice time leading more than the Avalanche have this year. That's bananas. pic.twitter.com/1GZwJCGMFq— Dimitri Filipovic (@DimFilipovic) January 24, 2017
- Actually, scratch that. This Russian women’s team has 105 consecutive losses under their belts. [Yahoo Sports]
- Now-former San Jose Shark Tommy Wingels was shipped to Ottawa in return for Buddy Robinson and Zack Stortini, and a seventh-round pick. [NHL]
- The NHL is getting closer and closer to growing the game in China. [Toronto Sun]