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Thursday Habs Headlines: Do the Habs finally have a #1 centre in Jonathan Drouin?

Here are your daily links, including an analysis of Drouin’s numbers so far, no concern from Carey Price, Mete’s usage, and more.

NHL: Florida Panthers at Montreal Canadiens Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Even though it hurt to lose Mikhail Sergachev, the Habs may have found their number-one centre in Jonathan Drouin. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Carey Price’s struggles this season have been compared to Henrik Lundqvist’s rough start last year, and Elliotte Friedman noted that a similar solution might benefit the Canadiens. [31 Thoughts]
  • Price isn’t concerned about his own stats, and it helps that he’s finally getting the goal support. [Sportsnet]
  • For Brandon Davidson, the cause behind “Movember” is personal. [Canadiens]
  • You already know Victor Mete has been an effective player for the Habs, now take a look at this breakdown of his usage so far.

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Canada’s 2018 Olympic jerseys were officially unveiled this week. [TSN]
  • A young fan is contributing to Paul Martin’s anti-bullying foundation in a big way. [Fear the Fin]
  • Steven Stamkos admitted he doesn’t expect to ever feel back at 100% after multiple injuries, but that doesn’t stop him from scoring. [Sportsnet]
  • After recently being diagnosed with cancer, Brian Boyle made his season debut with the New Jersey Devils in Vancouver on Wednesday night. [New York Post]