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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Ales Hemsky is still searching for a defined role on the team

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In today’s links, Carey Price remains resolute in the face of adversity, Brendan Gallagher is willing to try something new, and how many games does it take to recognize a team’s true ability?

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Ales Hemsky is searching for his role on the Canadiens. [La Presse | Google Translate]
  • Carey Price remains the picture of calm despite the Canadiens’ start to the season. [Montreal Gazette]
  • A new generation of Habs fans run into some old man. [Twitter]
  • Lukas Vejdemo scored a goal and had one called back as Djurgarden lost 3-2 to Linkoping in the shootout. [SHL Prospect GIFs]

Around the league and elsewhere:

  • How many games does it take to determine a team’s true talent? [TSN]
  • Barry Trotz compared Auston Matthews to Mario Lemieux prior to his team’s game against Toronto on Tuesday. [Sportsnet]
  • Despite being in the midst of a chemotherapy regimen, Ed Olczyk will be returning to the broadcast booth on Wednesday. [NHL.com]
  • The NHL is investigating the use of facial-recognition technology as a security measure at arenas. [TSN]
  • Tom Renney of Hockey Canada discusses Olympic expectations. [TSN]
  • Doug Gilmour won’t rule out an NHL gig under the right circumstances. [Sportsnet]
  • Dan Saraceni of our sister site Lighthouse Hockey is not fond of Nick Leddy-to-Montreal rumours. [Dan Saraceni]
  • Sometimes, hockey can warm your heart. [Twitter]