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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Alexei Emelin’s ongoing struggles

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Here are your headlines including Emelin’s rough play, Shaw’s between-period rituals, another milestone for Price, and more

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Montreal Canadiens

  • It may be preaching to the choir, but it’s apparent the Habs are better off without Emelin on the roster at the moment. [TSN 690]
  • The Habs took time to honour Les Canadiennes for their 2017 Clarkson Cup win.[Sportsnet]
  • Carey Price reached another team milestone.
  • Max Pacioretty thinks that Andrew Shaw’s bizarre, between-periods ritual is weird. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Chicagoans talk about how much they miss their former Blackhawk. [Youtube]
  • What you know about your favorite Hab can win you a Players’ Favorite Things Basket while supporting the Montreal Canadiens Children’s Foundation in the process. [Twitter]
  • Are Claude Julien and Marc Bergevin on different sides when it comes to overpaid, underachieving players, such as Alexei Emelin? [TSN]
  • The Canadiens can lure QMJHL’s leading scorer, Tyler Boland, by having him play for his hometown team, the St. John’s IceCaps, on an Amateur Tryout. [EOTP]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Alex Ovechkin is on pace for his worst goal scoring year since 2010-11. Is he losing his touch? [Sportsnet]
  • Ben Scrivens named best player of the season with the Dynamo Minsk. [Twitter]
  • The Pittsburgh Penguins signed Northeastern University senior, Zach Aston-Reese. [SBN College Hockey]
  • The Buffalo Sabres and Dallas Stars are both interested in signing UFA defenseman Gavin Bayreuther, of St. Lawrence University.