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Tuesday Habs Headlines: Goal-scoring solutions still elusive for Canadiens

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The Habs are still struggling to score goals, Brendan Gallagher tries something to help Canadiens get their first win in San Jose since 1999, more love for Victor Mete and lots more in your daily links

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • A road trip and some warm sunny weather can be helpful for a Habs team that has struggled to start the season. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Carey Price will get the start in San Jose to take on the Sharks.
  • The Habs’ fancy stats are positive, being among the top teams in shot generation, but the solution to getting pucks in the net remains elusive. [The Athletic (unlocked)]
  • Bob McKenzie shares his take on why Marc Bergevin has been spotted so much at New York Islanders games. [TSN 690]
  • It’s not easy being a fan of the Canadiens. It’s an emotional roller coaster, but Michael Farber is here to tell us not to panic just yet. [TSN 690]
  • Charles Hudon has been playing great hockey in this young season. The Habs’ young forward has made the most of his long journey to make it to the NHL. [La Presse]
  • Jordie Benn joined the Morning Show to talk Habs. Benn thinks his teammate Victor Mete is the real deal. [TSN 690]
  • Arpon Basu agrees.
  • Brendan Gallagher is hoping that shaving his head will help Montreal’s luck and secure a first win in San Jose this millennium. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Shea Weber and Brendan Gallagher sit by the fireplace and discuss a variety of topics, picked at random from a bowl of questions in the newest CHat. [Canadiens]
  • The Brampton Beast lost their first two games, but their play has been better than the end results. [Tip of the Tower]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • The season is still pretty new, but it’s been full of surprises so far. [JdM]
  • Nikolaj Ehlers headlines the NHL’s three stars of the past weekk. [NHL]
  • Ken Dryden has inked another book, about the life of Steve Montador and issues surrounding brain and mental health for hockey players. [TSN]
  • Concussion-related issues have serious repercussions on players, but that also affects the lives of their families, and even their agents. Allan Walsh shares a heartbreaking story. [La Presse]
  • Just six weeks into his treatment for colon cancer, Eddie Olczyk will return to the broadcast booth Wednesday night to call the game between the Chicago Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues. [NHL]
  • With the Olympics inching ever-closer, who are Canada and the USA eyeing for their teams? [THN]
  • J.T. Brown spent a day doing a police ride-along, and learned a lot. [Tampa Bay Times]
  • The Southern Professional Hockey League has introduced a whole new incentive for the top teams of the regular season - they will get to choose their playoff opponents. [NBC Sports]