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Sunday Habs Headlines: Has Charlie Lindgren done enough to steal the backup role in Montreal?

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In today’s links, Lindgren makes an impression, Drouin’s business with the Lightning officially wraps up, Montoya out indefinitely, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Charlie Lindgren has played well in Carey Price’s absence. Has he done enough to claim a role with the team when Price returns? [FanRag Sports]
  • Lindgren’s parents were in attendance last night as he improved his NHL record to 6-1-0:
  • Last night it was revealed that Al Montoya has a concussion, and is out indefinitely [EOTP]
  • Julien believes the injury to Montoya may have come after taking a shot in the mask from Dustin Byfuglien:
  • Alex Galchenyuk is once again looking like a dangerous scorer, and that’s in large part due to the chemistry with Jonathan Drouin. [Journal de Montreal]
  • Drouin got one final paycheck from the Tampa Bay Lightning, and his business is now complete with his first NHL club. [Sportsnet]
  • Kayla Tutino’s work ethic makes her a key piece of Les Canadiennes’ team this season, and she thanks her brothers for helping instill that style in her game. [Journal de Montreal]
  • Les Canadiennes hosted a new opponent yesterday. It was a historic matchup with the Kunlun Red Star of China at the Bell Centre. [Journal de Montreal]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Danielle Goyette is set to enter the Hockey Hall of Fame, and becomes the first Quebec-born woman to do so. [Montreal Gazette]
  • With no size to boost his appeal. Paul Kariya made a career on his exceptional skill alone. [NHL.com]
  • Sergei Bobrovsky was busy in overtime yesterday:
  • This had to hurt: