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Monday Habs Headlines: Carey Price making late charge in Vezina race

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Here are your daily links including Price close to joining in on the top goaltender conversation, Markov steps up, and Crosby disses Senators’ owner.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Don’t count Carey Price out of the Vezina race just yet. Looks like his dry spell may be behind him. [FanRag Sports]
  • Price discusses the win against the Senators and Andrei Markov’s underrated shot. [NHL]
  • With two goals and one assist, Markov stepped up and emerged as the superhero during Saturday nights matchup against the Ottawa Senators. [La Presse]
  • Andrew Zadarnowski joins Habs Breakfast to discuss Jordie Benn, the Habs’ scoring ability, and the playoffs. [TSN]
  • Just call him Claude “The Fixer” Julien:

Around the league and elsewhere

  • On March 26, 1917, the Metropolitans beat the Canadiens, 9-1, in the Seattle Arena to bring home the Stanley Cup. To commemorate the anniversary, the Cup is touring Seattle this week. [Seattle Times]
  • Sidney Crosby disses Senators owner Eugene Melnyk:
  • Boston University freshman forward, Clayton Keller, signed an entry-level contract with the Arizona Coyotes. [SBN College Hockey]
  • Puck Daddy continues the NHL Playoff Death Watch as we inch closer to the post-season. [Yahoo Sports]
  • With the IIHF Women’s World Championship less than a week away, USA hockey continues a desperate search for replacement players for the US team. [ESPN]
  • Now the men are putting even more pressure on the organization to get the issue resolved:
  • Craig Cunningham was honoured by his team, the Tucson Roadrunners, in a pre-game ceremony on Saturday night. [Twitter]