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Monday Habs Headlines: Carey Price’s rejuvenation is a good first step for the Canadiens

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Here are your daily links including more talk about Price’s play, high expectations for Julien, and Crosby honored for a milestone

NHL: Montreal Canadiens at Philadelphia Flyers Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Some say Claude Julien inherited a mess. After Saturday night’s game against the Winnipeg Jets, at least Carey Price was looking more like his old self. [Montreal Gazette]
  • The five days away from the rink may have rejuvenated Price, but the rest of the team seem to be overthinking the game a little too much. [TSN]
  • Julien is already changing things up, focusing on the positives and hard work to help the team gain their confidence. [Sportsnet]
  • With just one game under their belt with their new coach, the Habs are already expecting great things from Julien. [TSN]
  • After playing left-wing for four seasons, here’s what Alex Galchenyuk needs to do in order to become an elite centreman [Twitter]
  • In the latest episode of The Duel, Artturi Lehkonen and Daniel Carr face-off in the Laundry Race. [NHL]
  • Les Canadiennes star player Caroline Ouellette wasn’t able to participate in the teams final series of the regular season. She was busy coaching an all-girls team to second place in the Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament. [La Presse]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Before a pregame meeting, Sidney Crosby’s teammates presented him with a golden stick displaying the dates and opponents of his first and 1000th points, and every 100 points between. [NHL]
  • Vegas Golden Knights GM George McPhee is having fun building the NHL’s 31st franchise from the ground up. [Star Tribune]
  • Antoine Vermette’s 10-game suspension due to slashing a linesman was reduced to five games, but an infraction that is clearly stated in the rulebook should be backed up by the NHL to show they stand behind their officials. [Scouting the Refs]
  • After a 283 day absence, Dallas Stars broadcaster takes his place in the booth once again after beating cancer.