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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Max Domi standing tall with the Habs

In today’s links, Max Domi inherited both his father’s stature and his competitiveness, Carey Price is playing like a backup says Jose Theodore, and could Ilya Kovalchuk be on the trading block already?

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Max Domi is standing tall with the CH. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Does Jonathan Drouin really take that many bad penalties? [Athletique]
  • Carey Price is playing like a #2, says Jose Theodore. [Journal de Montreal]
  • What does the future hold for Karl Alzner? [Athletique]
  • How does Alzner’s demotion affect the Habs on and off the ice? [La Presse]
  • The veteran blueliner isn’t the only player with a big contract playing in the AHL. [Journal de Montreal]
  • Although his last name may be famous in hockey circles, Cayden Primeau is out to make a name for himself. [RDS]
  • Les Canadiennes will be without Mélodie Daoust for an extended period of time.
  • Brett Stapley’s stock and future projection has risen significantly since the draft. [The Athletic]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Takeaways and predictions for all 31 NHL teams at the quarter-pole. [ESPN]
  • Daniel Carcillo refuses to be silent regarding the “toxic” hazing culture permeating hockey. [CBC]
  • Despite being tied for the team lead in scoring, Ilya Kovalchuk’s time with the Los Angeles Kings may be short lived. [ProHockeyTalk]
  • Check out “Desert Gold”, a four-part documentary on the Vegas Golden Knights’ run to the finals last year. [ProHockeyTalk]
  • Eugene Melnyk is now scrambling to save his arena deal with the city of Ottawa and John Ruddy. [31 Thoughts]
  • Ron Hextall’s failure to adapt or deviate from his plan was ultimately his downfall. [The Athletic]
  • Sean Burke and Ron Francis will be co-general managers of Team Canada at the Spengler Cup.
  • After 22 years at the helm of HC Davos, Arno Del Curto has resigned. [IIHF]