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Thursday Habs Headlines: Jakub Jerabek is proving his worth

Here are your daily links, including Jerabek’s value, saying goodbye to Red Fisher, untouchable Habs, and more.

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Boston Bruins v Montreal Canadiens

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Jakub Jerabek has shown this year that he could be a solid long-term investment for the Habs. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Montreal said goodbye to Red Fisher on Wednesday, and many former Canadiens were in attendance to pay their respects. [Sportsnet]
  • Making big moves might not be a good idea for Marc Bergevin just yet. [TSN 690]
  • Television ratings are down for the Habs this season as their rough play continues. [La Presse]
  • Can any member of the Canadiens be considered “untouchable”? [TSN 690]
  • Claude Julien wasn’t afraid of Colorado’s 10-game winning streak. [The Athletic]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Tampa Bay forward Brayden Point will replace teammate Victor Hedman at the All-Star Game this weekend. [TSN]
  • Canadian Olympian Meaghan Mikkelson has opted to finish out the season with the SDHL’s Luleå HF. [The Ice Garden]
  • The time for women’s hockey to start being taken seriously is long past. [Blueshirt Banter]
  • Brad Marchand has been suspended for five games after elbowing New Jersey’s Marcus Johansson, who is now suffering from a concussion. [NHL Player Safety on Twitter]
  • Having a solid backup goalie is becoming even more crucial to a team’s success in the NHL. [Sportsnet]
  • P.K. Subban seems to have enjoyed his time as a guest on The Daily Show on Wednesday night.