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Monday Habs Headlines: Carey Price’s return is a big step in the right direction

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Here are your daily links, including Price’s big return, Mete’s reduced ice time, and a line that clicks.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Carey Price’s first-star performance in a 3-0 victory against Buffalo on Saturday night was a huge step in the right direction. [Sportsnet]
  • We also finally saw a line that meshed, with all members of the Paul Byron-Jonathan Drouin-Alex Galchenyuk line notching two points each. [Journal de Montreal]
  • The Canadiens took part in the NHL’s Hockey Fights Cancer campaign giving one lucky 11-year-old girl the chance to meet Price, her hero, twice in one night. [NHL]
  • Gearing up to face four games in six days this week, the Habs may be able to close the divisional gap for third spot with back-to-back games against Detroit. [Montreal Gazette]
  • A hot start has turned into reduced ice time for Victor Mete, possibly indicating that his time in the big league may be coming to an end. [Sportsnet]
  • Andrew Zadarnowski joins Habs Breakfast to discuss Price’s return, Drouin at centre, and more. [TSN]
  • Brandon Davidson opens up about his battle with testicular cancer five years ago to help educate and spread awareness about the disease. [NHL]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Ex-NHLer Geoff Courtnall talks about life’s adversity and how he came to like who he is today. [The Province]
  • Gabriel Landeskog’s two-minute penalty for cross-checking Matthew Tkachuck during Saturday nights game has been bumped up to a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Monday. [Mile High Hockey]
  • There seems to be a disconnect between Edmonton Oilers general manager and head coach when it comes to their players. [Copper N Blue]
  • Patrik Bexell chats with Mike Weber about his time in European Hockey. [Twitter]
  • Team Canada helped spread some smiles at the Ronald McDonald House.