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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Carey Price’s injury has “zero” to do with his issues in 2015-16

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In today’s links, Claude Julien asserts the minor nature of Carey Price’s injury, Artturi Lehkonen is a key cog on the first line, and the class of 2017 prepares for their induction into the HHoF.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Carey Price’s injury is unrelated to the one that kept him out for the majority of the 2015-16 season. [TSN]
  • The next five weeks will be crucial for the Canadiens. [RDS]
  • Jonathan Drouin is your Molson Cup (formerly known as the Carey Price Cup) winner for October. [Montreal Canadiens]
  • Artturi Lehkonen is a key cog on a line with Jonathan Drouin and Alex Galchenyuk. [The Athletic]
  • Charlie Lindgren played against the Vegas Golden Knights in his old IceCaps mask, which had the hockey world aflutter. [John Lu]

Around the league and elsewhere:

  • The Anaheim Ducks will be without their captain for an extended period, as Ryan Getzlaf will undergo facial surgery. [Anaheim Calling]
  • Danielle Goyette overcame long odds to enter the Hockey Hall of Fame. [NHL]
  • Fellow Hall of Fame Inductee Mark Recchi stood tall on his journey to enshrinement. [NHL]
  • Hayley Wickenheiser reflects on Goyette. [NHL]
  • The Winnipeg Jets are helping a local artist and fighting mental health. [CTV]
  • The NHL is planning a special weekend in Montreal to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the league’s founding. [NHL]
  • Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl create poetry on ice. The colour commentator... not so much. [Pete Blackburn]