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Sunday Habs Headlines: Carey Price has dealt with chronic fatigue since the beginning of the season

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In today’s links, an elite goaltender’s struggles are partially explained, Phillip Danault is up and about, Will Bitten is unstoppable, and memories of Red Fisher are shared.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Carey Price disclosed that he has been dealing with chronic fatigue since early in the season, which affected his game. Efforts to alter his diet have proven effective in helping return him to healthy status. [TVA Sports | Google Translate] (Note: this article originally stated that Price had been diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, based on an incorrect sub-header present in the original article. This has been corrected.)
  • Price won’t be traded, and neither will Victor Mete, but which other players on the roster should survive no matter which path the Canadiens choose for the future? [The Hockey Writers]
  • Phillip Danault’s jersey retirement with Les Estacades de Trois-Rivières has been postponed as he is still recovering from his concussion. [Hebdo Journal]
  • He is feeling good enough to catch up with his teammates, however:
  • EOTP’s Andrew Zadarnowski discussed the impossibility of judging leadership and character from simply watching the games in his weekly radio hit. [TSN690]
  • Like many Habs fans, Derek Parker watches games from his man cave. Unlike other Habs fans, he made his out of ice. [Global News]
  • Will Bitten cannot be stopped right now. He added another three goals to his season tally, which he hopes will make an impression in his efforts to earn an entry-level contract. [Ottawa Citizen]
  • A day after Red Fisher’s passing, Paul Romanuk described his meeting with another man who dedicated his life to the sport of hockey: Danny Gallivan. [Sportsnet]
  • One media legend admired the work of another at last night’s game:
  • A summary of the various tributes paid by the media to Red Fisher last night. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Jennifer B. Cutler shared her thoughts on the life of one of her idols. [EOTP]
  • Red Fisher’s funeral will be held at noon on Wednesday. [Dave Stubbs]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • With injuries piling up for top players on the roster, the New York Rangers should be in sell mode at the trade deadline. [Blueshirt Banter]
  • The Rangers lost to the Colorado Avalanche yesterday. It was Colorado’s ninth consecutive victory. The streak could be at 10 when the Avalanche visit the Bell Centre on Tuesday. [Mile High Hockey]
  • Bob McKenzie reported that Paul Coffey is about to become the latest former player to rejoin the Edmonton Oilers in some type of management capacity. [TSN]
  • The New York Islanders came away with a 7-3 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks last night, thanks to a five-point night from rookie defenceman Ryan Pulock. [Lighthouse Hockey]
  • With their contracts set to expire, Daniel and Henrik Sedin would like to play at least one more season with the Vancouver Canucks. [Sportsnet]