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Friday Habs Headlines: Should Carey Price be held out of action until the playoffs begin?

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In today’s links, minding Price, an astounding change in Canadiens’ penalty count, a big game for Team Canada, and a ban for a Bruin.

Montreal Canadiens v Tampa Bay Lightning Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • After dealing with knee injuries in recent years, should Carey Price’s health take priority for the final two games of the regular season? [Sportsnet]
  • Marc Dumont was on Habs Breakfast yesterday to talk about the extreme shift in the Canadiens’ discipline since Claude Julien took over. [TSN690]
  • Brandon Davidson explains why he wears jersey #88. [Canadiens.com]
  • Chris Terry’s performance in the AHL hasn’t gone unnoticed, as he’s been named to the Second All-Star Team [St. John’s IceCaps]
  • David Vallorani of the Brampton Beast was also selected as one of the his league’s best players, being named to the ECHL’s Second All-Star Team. [Brampton Beast]
  • Team Canada will play for gold at the 2017 Women’s World Hockey Championship. Some of the key highlights that helped get them there:

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Brad Marchand has been suspended for the rest of the regular season for a spearing incident. [NHL.com]
  • Vladimir Sobotka has returned to the St. Louis Blues, signing a three-year extension on his delayed contract. He’s also eligible to play for the Blues in the playoffs. [TSN.ca]
  • Their decades-long playoff streak at an end, the current iteration of the Detriot Red Wings is far from competitive in the NHL. There are several moves the team will need to make next year to get back on track. [Winging It in Motown]
  • One day this guy will get the respect he deserved. [Phil Kessel]
  • Former Habs prospect and St. John’s IceCaps captain Gabriel Dumont has welcomed his first child. [Joe Smith]
  • Pittsburgh Penguins prospect Lukas Bengtsson speaks about the difficulty of dealing with a heart condition. [Pensburgh]