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Monday Habs Headlines: The Montreal Canadiens’ confidence continues to rise

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Here are your daily links including confidence continues for the Habs, Mete not looking too far ahead, and Davidson returns to the Oilers.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Confidence continues to build after the Habs log a perfect week. [Journal de Montreal | Google Translate]
  • Victor Mete keeps proving he can play in the NHL, but he’s trying not to look too far into the future. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Instead of suiting up with the Laval Rocket, Brandon Davidson will rejoin the Edmonton Oilers after being claimed off waivers Sunday afternoon. [Edmonton Journal]
  • While the return of Carey Price is a big part of the Habs’ recent success, he doesn’t deserve all the credit. [La Presse]
  • After their fifth win in a row, and a 10-1 stomping of Detroit on Saturday, Claude Julien gave the team an unexpected day off after cancelling Sunday morning practice. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Not only was the score impressive, we saw five players achieve career highs, including Paul Byron who collected his first NHL hat trick. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Paul Bissonnette’s five-part mockumentary aims to show the lighter side of today’s NHL, with appearances from Brendan Gallagher, Connor McDavid, and more. [Sportsnet]
  • Andrew Zadarnowski joins Habs Breakfast to discuss the Habs 10-1 victory and Price’s play. [TSN]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Mark Scheifele doesn’t just play hockey. He eats, sleeps, and breathes it. [Sportsnet]
  • Joe Thornton has been fined $5000 for slashing Tyler Johnson during Saturday night’s game. [Yahoo Sports]
  • The New York Rangers geared up in front of thousands for an outdoor practice in Central Park to prepare for the the Winter Classic in January. [NHL]
  • Pheonix Copley takes clearing the ice seriously during the Hershey Bears annual Teddy Toss.