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Thursday Habs Headlines: The dynamic duo of Victor Mete and Noah Juulsen

Here are your daily links, including Domi’s preseason match penalty, Nicolas Deslauriers and fighting, the Habs’ young defencemen, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Noah Juulsen and Victor Mete plan to bring their buddy act to the big show this season. [La Presse]
  • Max Domi’s regular season debut with the Habs could be in jeopardy if he faces supplemental discipline for his behaviour in Wednesday’s preseason game against the Panthers. [Sportsnet]
  • Continuing injuries (such as Nicolas Deslauriers’ facial fracture) are forcing us to revisit the question of fighting’s place in hockey. [Journal de Montreal]
  • There is still a chance for Michael McCarron to cement his place on the Canadiens’ roster. [Radio-Canada]
  • Pierre McGuire is among those who believe Carey Price is in for a bounce-back year. [TSN]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • P.K. Subban and others are starting to push the more conservative, unspoken boundaries of NHL fashion. [The Score]
  • The Coyotes’ new power play is looking excellent so far in the preseason, thanks in part to Alex Galchenyuk. [The Athletic]
  • Hockey can take on a different meaning for some players in Oświęcim, Poland. [The Athletic]
  • Many NHL team made big moves over the summer, but more moves could be ahead during the season. [NBC Sports]
  • Wes McCauley’s idea of doing a good job is not being noticed—except when he’s making the highlights with his animated announcements. [AP]
  • NHL officials have training camp in September just like the players, although it usually isn’t covered by the media. [TSN]
  • Jayna Hefford recently stopped by the Hockey Hall of Fame in preparation for the Legends Classic.
  • Not long after participating in the Winter Olympics, South Korean goalie Sojung Shin decided to retire from hockey, but she hopes it won’t be her last winter sport. [The Ice Garden]
  • Although Erik Karlsson could choose to sign a seven-year extension with the San Jose Sharks, he can’t sign for eight years until after the trade deadline. [The Athletic]