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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Charlie Lindgren can push Carey Price

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In today’s links, Jose Theodore thinks that Charlie Lindgren can push Carey Price to find his lost form, commentary on the Antti Niemi pick up, and early returns from the Duchene trade.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Jose Theodore thinks that the presence of Charlie Lindgren can light a fire under Carey Price. [Journal de Montreal | Google Translate]
  • Lindgren takes no detours. [The Athletic (Unlocked)]
  • Price should have learned from 2015-16 and not played through his current injury. [Sportsnet]
  • Down Goes Brown has a look at four GMs — Marc Bergevin among them — around the league on smoking hot seats. [Sportsnet]
  • Claude Julien is still trying to find the right mix for the Canadiens’ fourth line. [Sportsnet]
  • Antti Niemi represents a strange insurance policy for the Habs. [Journal de Montreal]
  • Georges St-Pierre and his new championship belt were on hand at the Bell Centre last night:

Around the league and elsewhere:

  • Sidney Crosby is not bothered by his goal-drought as it hits 11 games. [NHL.com]
  • With Paul Kariya in the HHoF, is it time to think about Theoren Fleury? [Sportsnet]
  • As the NHL shuns international hockey, Rene Fasel and the IIHF are becoming more ambitious. [The Athletic]
  • Justin Bourne points out that our bias-riddled brains ensure that - yes - the film can lie. [The Athletic]
  • How has the Matt Duchene trade impacted Ottawa, Colorado, and Nashville thus far? [FanRag Sports]
  • Pierre Dorion expects that Clarke MacArthur will not play for the Ottawa Senators this year. [TSN]
  • Martin Brodeur leads the prospective Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2018. [NHL.com]
  • Vincent Trocheck talks about his road to the NHL, the Florida Panthers, and playing with Jaromir Jagr. [The Players’ Tribune]
  • Twitter can be used for good rather than just evil. Follow this thread to enjoy a crowd-sourced collection of the best sports-related gifs the Internet can come up with! [Twitter]