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Thursday Habs Headlines: Players follow through on shaving their heads for a good cause

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In today’s links, Jeff Petry and his teammates share their new ‘dos, why Charlie Lindgren has more confidence, Hockey Canada roster news, and more.

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“Big thank you to all of you that donated to our shaved head challenge! Glad we could help raise awareness & funds for @Leucan! #GoHabsGo”
@PetryJ

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Max Pacioretty, Jonathan Drouin, Nicolas Deslauriers, and Daniel Carr stopped by to help open the Ahuntsic-Cartierville community rink set up by the Montreal Canadiens Children's Foundation. [Canadiens]
  • Charlie Lindgren is even more confident in net since his impressive stint with the Canadiens last month. [The Athletic]
  • Even with only partial vision in his right eye, Laval’s Yannick Veilleux is living his dream as a professional hockey player. [NHL]
  • After being traded to Les Canadiennes earlier this week, Erin Ambrose released a statement through her old squad. [Instagram]
  • After a scary collision between his ear and an opponent’s skate, Michael McCarron will be opting for more comprehensive helmet coverage in the future. [Canadiens]
  • After being injured against the Kings, Taylor Hall will not be joining the Devils in Montreal for Thursday’s game. [Twitter]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Kyle Turris revealed on Wednesday that he believes Senators owner Eugene Melnyk was the driving force behind his trade to Nashville. [TSN]
  • David Leggio’s antics have forced a rule-change in yet another pro hockey league. [NBC Sports]
  • Hockey Canada has announced the roster that will compete at the 2018 Nations Cup, [The Ice Garden]
  • Luc Robitaille’s wife recently shared on Twitter about her own run-in with Donald Trump. [TSN]
  • Selection camp has kicked off for Canada’s 2018 World Juniors team. [The Athletic]
  • Are goals up in the NHL?