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Thursday Habs Headlines: Montreal's top line creates heavy shot volume

Here are your daily links, including a potential trade target, Alex Galchenyuk’s usage. and where the Habs’ first line ranks.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • The Habs boast a great top line as far as shot production goes, but are far from the best when it comes to generating scoring chances. [SN]
  • Bob McKenzie joined TSN 690, suggesting that if it were his decision, he would be making much more use of Alex Galchenyuk. [TSN 690]
  • Al Montoya explains the story behind his mask
  • Marc Bergevin’s scouting staff has apparently been keeping an eye on Alex Burrows. [SN]
  • Les Canadiennes took to the Bell Centre ice on Wednesday
  • After the recent slump, some are calling for Michel Therrien's firing, again. [JdM]
  • Alex Radulov explains his ideal starting 6, with includes Patrick Roy, Guy Lafleur, and Shea Weber. [Canadiens]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • The CWHL will hold its All-Star Game this weekend at the Air Canada Centre - here’s a primer on what you need to know about the league as the action draws near. [The Athletic]
  • According to a report, representatives from the Arizona Coyotes have toured potential playing sites in both Portland and Seattle. [NBC]
  • The Vegas Golden Knights and Florida Panthers seem to have interest in ex-Bruins head coach Claude Julien. [TSN]
  • Rumours are floating around that the Ottawa Senators could ask Dion Phaneuf to waive his No Movement Clause before the expansion draft, allowing him to go unprotected. [SN]
  • The first ever Hockey Fights Hate will occur in New York City this May. [Twitter]
  • Skelleftea of the SHL will be sporting a Pride Week jersey this month before selling them off to raise funds for other Pride Week activities. [Twitter]