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Saturday Habs Headlines: Victor Mete told to look for a place to live in Montreal

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Your daily links, including a look at what one possible solution the GM didn’t mention in his press conference, Mete and his mom looking for new home, a look into Carey Price’s struggles and more.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Victor Mete has now played 10 NHL games, and his boss has told him to find a place to stay in Montreal more permanently. Mete and his mom are excited to begin the search. [Canadiens]
  • Marc Bergevin believes the answer to the Habs’ woes is in the room, but what of the $8 million in cap money he holds? [Montreal Gazette]
  • The Canadiens have gotten into a mess as a team, and together they will find their way out of it. [TSN]
  • Andrew Shaw knows the team is working hard, despite the lack of results in the standings. He hopes the fans see that too. [RDS]
  • Carey Price is not looking like Carey Price this year. It’s troubling on one hand, but there’s also confidence he’ll bounce back. [RDS]
  • To hear a former goalie’s take on it, The Morning Show invited Marc Denis to share his two cents on Price’s situation. [TSN 690]
  • Either way, Price will have a chance to return to form on Saturday.
  • At Friday practice, the lines hadn’t changed, except for Jacob de la Rose taking the place of injured Nikita Scherbak. [JdM]
  • Andrew Berkshire joins the Tape to Tape podcast to discuss why the only two options the Habs give forward Alex Galchenyuk are either first line or fourth line. [Sportsnet]
  • Noah Schnapp is becoming famous thanks to his role in Stranger Things, but many don’t know the young actor’s favourite hockey team is the Canadiens. [Canadiens]
  • The Laval Rocket have benefited from the play and leadership of veteran Matt Taormina. [Canadiens]
  • See which Brampton Beast player made a horrible guess in the newest Beast Taste Test. [Beast]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Vadim Shipachyov is allowed to be traded anywhere in the NHL, but the Russian cannot negotiate a return to the KHL. [TSN]
  • Another player on the trade block is Matt Duchene, but now it seems GM Joe Sakic may be trying to be patient and make Duchene feel at home in Colorado. [MHH]
  • Hockey fans love the game, and we love the sounds of the game. Players do too, and they discuss their favourite hockey sounds. [SI]
  • If it takes the misfortunes of others to make Montreal fans feel better, look no further than the faceplant the Arizona Coyotes are doing to start their season. [TSN]
  • In Quebec City, nobody is talking about the return of the Nordiques anymore. [La Presse]