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Friday Habs Headlines: Artturi Lehkonen is an all-around powerhouse

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In today’s links, Artturi Lehkonen’s sophomore season is shaping up to exceed his rookie campaign, Carey Price is trying to overcome a slow start, and both Teams Canada are gearing up for the Olympics.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Artturi Lehkonen is establishing himself as a two-way powerhouse. [RDS | Google Translate]
  • Carey Price is looking to push the reset button. [RDS]
  • How to explain the avalanche of goals recently? [RDS]
  • Noah Juulsen’s return has been delayed until December. [Anthony Marcotte]
  • The new lines are reaping great rewards for the Canadiens. [The Athletic]
  • Congratulations to Emerance Maschmeyer for being named goalie of the week! [CWHL]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • What makes the Tampa Bay Lightning power play so deadly? (Hint: not just Steven Stamkos) [Sportsnet]
  • A closer look at Erik Karlsson’s minus-6 night against the Canadiens. [The Athletic]
  • An early look at the depth present in the Eastern Conference. [The Athletic]
  • The Vegas Golden Knights are prepared to “ride out” their current rash of goaltender injuries. [TSN]
  • Vadim Shipachyov is back in Russia, awaiting the status of his contract termination. [Sportsnet]
  • Andrew Calof talks about fellow Växjö Laker and Vancouver Canucks prospect Elias Petterson. [Patrik Bexell]
  • With 100 days until the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, a hypothetical Team Canada men’s hockey team is starting to take shape. [CBC]
  • Which is your favourite Team Canada Olympic jersey? [CBC]
  • The Canadian Women’s National Hockey Team is prepared to defend their gold medal. [The Athletic]
  • The two major North American women’s hockey leagues are urged to merge for the good of the game. [Toronto Star]