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Sunday Habs Headlines: Geoff Molson renews his vote of confidence in Marc Bergevin

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In today’s links, the owner trusts his GM, the coach can’t reach his player, a call-up finds his groove, and the NHL takes a new approach to player tracking.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Geoff Molson once again gave his general manager a vote of confidence. [CTV Montreal]
  • If Alex Galchenyuk is going to be a productive member of the Canadiens, it’s time for management to try a different approach. [Sportsnet]
  • Daniel Carr made it back to the NHL by simply working hard and letting the rest take care of itself. [Journal de Montreal]
  • Lukas Vejdemo is perfectly content to take the slow, steady approach to becoming an NHL player. [Hockey Sverige | Google Translate]
  • Former Hab Andreas Dackell had his jersey retired by Brynäs of the SHL:

Around the league and elsewhere

  • As the Ottawa Senators lost for the 10th time in 11 games, it was revealed that all players with limited NTCs have been asked to submit their team lists. [Sportsnet]
  • With the cost of implementing tracking chips deemed to be too expensive, the NHL is now looking at optical tracking as a potential league-wide solution to its plan for a perfect digital record of each game’s events. [TSN]
  • The Winnipeg Jets are working on a trade involving goaltender Michael Hutchinson. [Arctic Ice Hockey]
  • On this date in 1986, in his eighth NHL season, Wayne Gretzky recorded his 40th hat trick. [NHL.com]