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Monday Habs Headlines: First line chemistry continues to generate reliable offence

Here are your daily links including the cohesion of the top unit, Jagr dishes on Plekanec, and a giant fourth line — in more ways than one.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • The chemistry continues to shine on the top line of Max Pacioretty, Phillip Danault, and Alexander Radulov. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Andrew Zadarnowski joins Habs Breakfast to discuss if the Habs are ready for the playoffs. [TSN]
  • Jaromir Jagr dishes on Tomas Plekanec and talks about how weird he thinks the turtleneck is. [NHL]
  • The Habs’ pre-game soccer warm-ups are attracting more of the team’s players and helping the team grow closer in the process. [NHL]
  • Claude Julien praises his team for keeping their foot on the accelerator in their 2-1 overtime victory against the Lightning on Saturday. [Journal de Montreal]
  • The Habs have a reputation of being a small team, until you put Michael McCarron, Dwight King, and Andreas Martinsen together on the fourth line. [Journal de Montreal]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Former Canadien Gabriel Dumont holds no grudge against his first organization, and is enjoying his time in the NHL with the Tampa Bay Lightning. [TVA Sports]
  • After collapsing on the ice during a game against the New Jersey Devils, goaltender Michal Neuvirth of the Philadelphia Flyers has been released from the hospital and is resting at home. [Yahoo Sports]
  • The Boston Bruins leapt over the Leafs and Senators, landing in second place in the Atlantic Division after beating the Blackhawks on Sunday. [NHL]
  • Who deserves to win the Vezina Trophy this year? It could be a toss-up between Carey Price, Braden Holtby and Sergei Bobrovsky. [Passion Hockey]
  • Team Canada was shocked by Finland at the Women’s World Championship on Saturday. [Yahoo Sports]
  • John Tavares will be out for the remainder of the season due to a lower-body injury he sustained against the Devils on Friday night. [NHL]
  • A look back at what would become the future NHL headquarters being constructed in Montreal. [Dave Stubbs]