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Monday Habs Headlines: Victor Mete is too good to send back to the OHL

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Here are your daily headlines including time for Mete to get comfortable in Montreal, Price takes the blame, and Streit’s contract termination.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • When Victor Mete returns from his California road trip next week, it may be time for him to start looking for an apartment in Montreal. [RDS | Google Translate]
  • Andrew Zadarnowski joins Habs Breakfast to discuss Saturday’s loss to Toronto and how Mete is here to stay. [TSN]
  • Even after their fourth defeat in a row, Claude Julien insists there’s no reason to be discouraged. [Journal de Montreal]
  • Carey Price is pointing the finger at himself for the 4-3 overtime loss to the Leafs on Saturday night. [Montreal Gazette]
  • The time for celebrating morale victories is over. It’s time for some real victories. [Sportsnet]
  • Mark Streit’s time with the Habs has come to an end. His contract will be terminated after deciding against reporting to the AHL. [Sportsnet]
  • San Jose Sharks captain Joe Pavelski dishes about his former teammate, and roommate, Torrey Mitchell. [NHL]
  • Thoughts on burying Alex Galchenyuk on the depth chart and Price’s ability to right the ship. [NHL]
  • The second Canadiens Skills Clinic of the season took place on Sunday.

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Ken Dryden says the time for talk is over. No hits to the head; no excuses. [Globe and Mail]
  • Marc-André Fleury is on injured reserved after receiving an accidental knee to the head from Anthony Mantha during Friday’s game. [Yahoo Sports]
  • The top surprises and disappointments of the season so far. [FanRag Sports]
  • Bobby Ryan opens up about his relationship with his mother whom he lost to liver cancer last summer. [Sportsnet]
  • The Edmonton Oilers are not living up to their Cup-contender status, currently holding a 1-3 record. [Sportsnet]
  • Ray Whitney, former NHL player and now a director for the Department of Player Safety, brings a different perspective to player safety. [FanRag Sports]