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Wednesday Habs Headlines: What are the Canadiens going to do with Carey Price?

In today’s links, is Carey Price’s contract poised to become an albatross in year one? Shea Weber’s rehab is going better than expected, and Daniel Carcillo wants to confront the NHL in court about concussion responsibility.

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NHL: Montreal Canadiens at New York Rangers Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Is Carey Price becoming an $84 million dollar question for the Habs? [Montreal Gazette]
  • An analysis of the goals that Price has allowed comes to the conclusion that the netminder needs a lot more help from his teammates. [Journal de Montreal]
  • Seven major issues facing the team as they embark on their annual Western Canada road swing. [Journal de Montreal]
  • Andrew Shaw is still just a blue-collar kid at heart. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Hats off to the great career of Tomas Plekanec! [RDS]
  • Phillip Danault takes HabsTV for a tour of the team’s plane. [Montreal Canadiens]
  • Shea Weber is two weeks ahead of schedule and could join the team around the start of December.
  • Weber is taking great strides in his rehab, but is it unfair to expect too much of him immediately when he steps back onto the ice? [The Athletic]
  • The Canadiens would like to remind you that a simple gesture could go a long way.

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Tuukka Rask has returned from his leave of absence. [ESPN]
  • Sergei Bobrovsky has reeled off six strong games after six mediocre ones. [ProHockeyTalk]
  • With his suspension reduced to 14 games, Tom Wilson is excited to play hockey again but worries that he’s being labeled as a dirty player. [Washington Post]
  • Angela Ruggiero applauds the decision of the Hockey Hall of Fame to finally add a woman, Cassie Campbell-Pascall, to their selection committee. [ESPN]
  • Daniel Carcillo was not one of the names who settled with the NHL over the concussion lawsuit filed by former players. Instead, Carcillo wants his day in court to try and make the NHL take accountability. [The Athletic]
  • The student population of the University of McGill have voted to remove the nickname “Redmen” from the university’s athletic squads. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Should the Toronto Maple Leafs let William Nylander sit out the whole year if they can’t sign him? [The Athletic]