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Thursday Habs Headlines: Carey Price’s return to form

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Here are your daily links, including the bounce back of Carey Price, Radulov back to practice, and a look at the firing of Michel Therrien.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Carey Price may have hit a rough patch last month, but the Habs’ MVP has bounced back in a big way as Jamie McLennan investigates in Post 2 Post. [TSN]
  • Price took a fun-loving shot at teammate Jordie Benn when asked if the two had any prior relationship. [Twitter]
  • Alexander Radulov skated on his own yesterday, suggesting that his return to action may be approaching.
  • Michael McCarron will, in fact, be eligible to play in the AHL Playoffs. [Twitter]
  • The NHL doesn’t think a Quebec franchise would bring value to the league. [TSN 690]
  • Veteran forward Steve Ott had some impressive praise for his new club, calling the Habs the hardest-working team he’s ever been with.
  • While the Habs have moved on and are looking successful under their new coach, Michel Therrien is left in the unknown of what’s next. [RDS]
  • The Canadiens are reportedly interested in 20-year-old Rouyn-Noranda Huskies forward Antoine Waked. [TVA]
  • Celebrating their Clarkson Cup victory, a couple of les Canadiennes joined Breakfast Television. [BT Montreal]
  • Les Canadiennes set a league record after capturing their fourth Clarkson Cup. [Canadiens]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • According to Pierre LeBrun, the current plan is for the NHL to not release each team’s expansion draft protected list until June. [Twitter]
  • There were a number of other issues discussed at the GM Meetings, including the Olympics, rule changes, and the future of the Arizona Coyotes. [SN]
  • The spotlight in Winnipeg is mostly on Patrik Laine, but Mark Scheifele is becoming a dominating presence in the center of the ice. [SN]
  • Bye weeks will work a little differently next season:
  • Former Habs prospect Darren Dietz has been traded from Washington to the Dallas Stars, where he will report to the AHL affiliate. [Twitter]