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Friday Habs Headlines: Alex Galchenyuk is producing well under Claude Julien

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Here are your daily links, including Galchenyuk’s production, the risks and rewards of signing Alexander Radulov long term, and Paul Byron is the team’s Masterton Trophy nominee

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Marc Dumont joined Habs Breakfast and discussed Alex Galchenyuk’s production under Claude Julien. [TSN 690]
  • Galchenyuk on the wing didn’t help Montreal’s face off percentage, finishing under 40 per cent.
  • Signing Alexander Radulov long term is a risk worth taking for the Canadiens. [VICE Sports]
  • Paul Byron is the Habs nominee for the Bill Masterton trophy for perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey. [Journal de Montreal]
  • The Habs aren’t scoring very much lately. It isn’t just your imagination...
  • Galchenyuk passed Maurice Richard in goal scoring, but, to be fair he did take over 200 more games to do so.

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Remembering the infamous brawl between the Colorado Avalanche and Detroit Red Wings 20 years later and ranking the insanity. [Sportsnet]
  • Pensburgh continues their look at 10 years of Penguins playoff appearances with 2009-2010, a year that many Habs fans will remember fondly. [Pensburgh]
  • The US Women’s National team continues to take a hard stance in their boycott of the World Championships and have rejected USA Hockey’s latest offer.
  • The Flames had a meltdown in the defensive zone. Hilarity ensued. [SBN Hockey]
  • NCAA goaltender Chris Nell signs with the New York Rangers. [SBN College Hockey]
  • Chinese investors are looking to the NHL as the league looks to expand their reach. [Globe and Mail]