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Monday Habs Headlines: Victor Mete was analyzing the Canadiens’ play while in Buffalo for the World Juniors

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Here are your daily links, including Mete doing his homework, Danault getting released from hospital, and stories from Sunday’s fan practice.

NHL: DEC 05 Blues at Canadiens Photo by Vincent Ethier/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Victor Mete wasn’t just working his way to a gold medal at the World Juniors. He was also watching the Habs and seeing how he could better help the team. [Montreal Gazette]
  • The Habs recently held a players-only meeting, but it’s probably too late for it to help turn things around. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Despite coming out on the losing end of Saturday night’s game against the Bruins, there were may good things to take from the game. [Montreal Gazette]
  • After being taken to the hospital for examination, Danault was released Sunday morning and is resting at home. [EOTP]
  • Many fans came to support the Habs for the Provigo Practice on Sunday.
  • Even though the atmosphere was festive, some still expressed their desire for change. [Journal de Montreal]
  • Brendan Gallagher was making sure players weren’t taking it too easy on the ice:

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Zdeno Chara was visibly shaken after his slap shot got Danault in the head. [NHL]
  • Milan Lucic shows off the nasty scar he received from Saturday night’s game against the Golden Knights. [Sportsnet]
  • The Calgary Flames have placed Jaromir Jagr on injured reserve, retroactive to December 31. [Yahoo Sports]
  • Since January 5, Sidney Crosby has been sporting purple tape on his stick for more reasons than one. [NHL]
  • Andrew Cogliano, of the Anaheim Ducks, has been suspended for two games for interference on L.A Kings forward Adrian Kempe. [NHL]
  • Nathan Beaulieu is sporting a new look during bye week.

Bye week vibes. My inner Ai #iverson

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