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Monday Habs Headlines: Should the Canadiens consider a sign-and-trade of Carey Price?

Your daily links for Monday, including more looks back at 2016-17, the Predators’ series-clinching win over the Blues, and an argument in favour of dealing the Habs’ MVP.

Montreal Canadiens v New York Rangers - Game Six Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • The Montreal Gazette’s Brendan Kelly thinks it’s time to start thinking about trading Carey Price. [Montreal Gazette]
  • The Weekend Game Plan crew does their post-mortem on the IceCaps final season in St. John’s. [TSN 690]
  • EOTP continues to review the 2016-17 season as well, looking back most recently at the campaigns of Habs rearguard Alexei Emelin and IceCaps defensive forward Markus Eisenschmid. [Emelin | Eisenschmid]
  • Zach Fucale has been named Fan Favourite with Montreal’s ECHL affiliate, the Brampton Beast.

Around the league and elsewhere

  • What does grit mean in hockey? Stefan Wolejszo approaches the question from a social science perspective. [Stories Numbers Tell]
  • The Nashville Predators were the first team to advance to the second round and they’re now the first club to punch their ticket to the third. [On The Forecheck]
  • The Preds paved their way to their first ever conference finals appearance with a series of shrewd trades. [NHL]
  • Something important was missing from the HNIC discussion around Sidney Crosby’s return from his recent concussion. [Hockey in Society]
  • The Vancouver Canucks have a lot to consider, but trading the Sedins doesn’t make sense. [The Province]
  • At the IIHF World Championships, France’s Pierre-Edouard Bellemare (also of the Philadelphia Flyers) made sure the true player of the game received his award.