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Tuesday Habs Headlines: The underappreciated Max Pacioretty

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Your daily links, including making sense of Pacioretty’s haters, Lindgren respects the hierarchy, Price practicing but not yet with team, and more!

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Bob McKenzie tries to make any kind of sense of why some fans just don’t like Max Pacioretty. [TSN 690]
  • The team has teased us all with a preview of the classic jersey for the outdoor game in Ottawa in Tuesday.
  • Charlie Lindgren understands this is still Carey Price’s team. [La Presse]
  • The Canadiens’ owner believes Price is nearing a return to action. [SN]
  • Good news for the Habs’ defensive depth.
  • Torrey Mitchell is struggling this year, and will have to keep fighting to keep his spot on the team. [La Presse]
  • Our very own Scott Matla joins the Fer Sure podcast, check out the latest episode now! [WiiM]
  • Not for the first time this year, and mayhaps not the last, Andrew Shaw has lost a friendly bet with Artturi Lehkonen and had to tie the younger player’s skates. [Canadiens]
  • The newest fireside CHat features Tomas Plekanec and Karl Alzner. [Canadiens]
  • Canadiens’ defensive prospect Cale Fleury was part of a WHL trade seeing him head to the Regina Pats. [Pats]
  • Geoff Molson still wants to get an NHL outdoor game for Montreal. [JdM]
  • Take a stroll down memory lane with Mark Recchi, as the Hall of Famer reflects on his playing days in Montreal. [Canadiens]
  • Hear from Recchi himself as he goes over his Hall of Fame career. [Players’ Tribune]
  • Les Canadiennes’ All-Stars Julie Chu and Caroline Ouellette welcomed their newest family member on November 5th.

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Recent Habs-killer Jason Zucker earned top honours in the NHL this week. Nikita Kucherov and Braden Holtby round out the three stars. [NHL]
  • Danielle Goyette becomes the first Quebec woman inducted to the Hockey Hall of Fame. [Montreal Gazette]