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Wednesday Habs Headlines: What’s up with Max Pacioretty?

In today’s links, a look at the captain’s start to the season, Carey Price’s long and acrimonious history with the Montreal media, and the Islanders may soon have a new permanent home.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Charlie Lindgren, the singer? [Journal de Montreal]
  • Lukas Vejdemo celebrates his recent contract extension with his seventh goal of the season. [Patrik Bexell]

Around the league and elsewhere:

  • The New York Islanders have been selected to develop the land around Belmont Park. [TSN]
  • This is exciting news for a franchise which hasn’t had a true home since leaving the Nassau Coliseum. [Lighthouse Hockey]
  • The franchise’s long-term stability bodes well for it’s ability to retain their prized free agents, including John Tavares. [TSN]
  • Who are the NHL’s most underrated players, according to their peers? [ESPN]
  • Down Goes Brown ranks... the first 100 NHL seasons. #1 should be memorable around this part of the internet. [Sportsnet]
  • Rogers and CBC have agreed to a new seven-year deal for Hockey Night in Canada. [Sportsnet]