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Tuesday Habs Headlines: A difficult, yet successful, road trip for the Canadiens

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Your daily links, looking back at the West coast trip that was, Brendan Gallagher talks about his injury rehab, Habs prospects are dominating, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • It wasn’t all pretty, but the Habs returned home having succeeded on their long road trip. [JdM]
  • Max Pacioretty has not only been one of the best goal-scorers in the NHL over recent years, but he’s also one of the most clutch. [NHL PR]
  • Brendan Gallagher’s road to recovery has been a longer one that what he anticipated. [TSN690]
  • Geoff Molson takes questions from fans. [Canadiens]
  • Arpon Basu joined the morning show to discuss his article on the Habs’ blend of spice. [TSN690]
  • Coaching changes do wonders for goaltenders, but Carey Price is a fringe candidate at best for the Vezina trophy. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Lucas Vejdemo set up the overtime game winner for his team in the SHL playoffs. [Patrik Bexell]
  • There may be a trade deadline but there are plenty of available free agents to sign, and some of them may be of interest to Marc Bergevin. [JdM]
  • Take a deeper look into the 2017 Clarkson Cup Final, including video breakdown. [PPP]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Lord Stanley’s mug is one of the most recognizable trophies in all of sports, and it has a perfectly imperfect history. [NHL]
  • In anticipation of another playoffs, you can check out a live playoff bracket based on present standings. [NHL]
  • The Tampa Bay Lightning have been roaring back into the playoff picture. [NBC Sports]
  • The Winnipeg Jets’ home rink has lost its magic, the MTS Centre has a broken spirit. [Arctic Ice Hockey]
  • Teemu Selanne and a couple of former Ducks teammates posed as mannequins, showing off for Anaheim fans. [NHL]
  • Highly sought-after NCAA player Zach Aston-Reese has NHL teams swarming, looking to sign the Northeastern stud. [SBN College Hockey]
  • One NCAA free agent who won’t be available is Daniel Brickley, who is returning to school for another year. [SBN College Hockey]
  • A few prospects answer questions about their roads to the NHL and the draft experience. [SI.com]