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Thursday Habs Headlines: Time to tighten up

Here are you daily links, including why the Habs can’t afford all the chances they’ve been allowing, Jeff Petry’s contributions, Carey Price going back to basics, and more.

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NHL: Vegas Golden Knights at Montreal Canadiens Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • The Habs got off to a hot start this year, but in order to continue that success, they’ll need to tighten up in their own zone. [Sportsnet]
  • Even retired, former Habs scout Elmer Benning keeps tabs on all the important hockey teams in his life. [The Athletic]
  • For anyone wondering what the Habs fanbase would look like as clips of Gordon Ramsay, look no further than this entertaining video:
  • Jeff Petry often falls under the radar, but his contributions to the team should not be glossed over. [Athletique]
  • In light of his recent struggles, Carey Price is focused on getting “back to the basics” to improve his mental game. [TSN]
  • The holes in Montreal’s defence are suddenly unmistakable, and the team cannot afford to ignore those deficiencies. [The Athletic]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Former NHL-er and London Knight Rob Schremp officially announced his retirement via social media this week. [The London Free Press]
  • Tristan Jarry scored a goalie goal in the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins’ win over the Springfield Thunderbirds:
  • Despite his numbers, Blake Wheeler’s start to the season has not been one of his best. [Sportsnet]
  • Pro-Melnyk Twitter bots are just the latest in a long list of odd and unfortunate incidents for the Ottawa Senators. [Silver Seven]