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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Jakub Jerabek’s impact on the roster

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More on Jakub Jerabek, fallout from the Sidney Crosby injury, and Team Canada prepares for the World Championships.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes:

  • Jakub Jerabek’s arrival will shake up Montreal’s defence, but they’ll have to give him an opportunity to shine. [TSN 690]
  • Jakub Jerabek spoke with Tomas Plekanec and Jaroslav Spacek in making his decision. [Journal de Montréal]
  • Age is just a number for Andrei Markov. [Montreal Canadiens]
  • Canadiens and Leafs fans are apparently jumping on the Senators bandwagon. [CBC]
  • Antoine Waked is a multi-talented individual. [Montreal Canadiens]

Around the league and elsewhere:

  • In case you missed it, Sidney Crosby was injured on Tuesday night in Game 3 vs. the Washington Capitals on a hit to the head by Matt Niskanen. [Pensburgh]
  • Liam McCausland argues that the NHL is breeding a culture where stickwork and headshots are acceptable. [Puck It]
  • For the St. Louis Blues to win their series, Mike Yeo needs to find a way to get Vladimir Tarasenko away from P.K. Subban and Matthias Ekholm. [Arpon Basu]
  • Michel Therrien may have competition as the Florida Panthers look for a new head coach. [Pierre LeBrun]
  • Brent Burns, Connor McDavid, and Sidney Crosby are your nominees for the Ted Lindsay Award. [TSN]
  • Derek Stepan set a new Rangers landmark in Game 3. [Twitter]
  • Team Canada defeated Switzerland in a warm-up game for the upcoming World Championships. [TSN]
  • Saku Koivu will now be a Director of Player Development for his childhood team TPS Turku. [Tommi Seppälä]