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Tuesday Habs Headlines: Patience is a Virtue

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The Habs and everyone else prepare for the trade deadline, Jeff Petry's lethal shot, Dan Carcillo's passion for concussion awareness and more in today's links

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Marc Bergevin is in no hurry to trade players like Charles Hudon and Jordie Benn. Nor should he be. [Sportsnet]
  • No one was surprised when Shea Weber won the Canadiens’ hardest shot competition. There were probably some eyebrows raised when Jeff Petry came in only one MPH under the Captain's cannon. One person who was not surprised? His strength coach back home. [Canadiens]
  • The Habs skills competition proved to be just as perfect a time to grab adorable family shots as to show off slick skills! [Twitter]
  • On Alex Galchenyuk and his upcoming return to Montreal. [TSN]
  • With the Habs power play struggling so mightily, why not give Phillip Danault a chance? [TVA]
  • Regardless, there's not likely to be a quick fix to this weird and persistent problem. [Montreal Gazette]
  • A quick look at how the Canadiens’ prospects are doing this season. [Canadiens]
  • Julian McKenzie makes his usual appearance in this week's The Scrum Podcast. [Soundcloud]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • In Edmonton, Connor McDavid, Ken Hitchcock and the Oilers players appear to be willingly taking the fall for the decisions of the front office. [Sportsnet]
  • Four GMs to watch at the trade deadline (yes, Peter Chiarelli is one of them). [Sportsnet]
  • Sporting News conducted a mock 2019 draft, in which the Avalanche do indeed get Jack Hughes for maximum chaos. Thanks Ottawa! [Sporting News]
  • The Hurricanes sign Teuvo Teravainen. [NBC Sports]
  • Martin St. Louis joins the Columbus Blue Jackets as special teams consultant. [NHL]
  • It started off as a joke, but Flames prospect Josh Healey has developed an app that will allow players at all levels to rate their agents and coaches in a way that he hopes will benefit everyone —much like rate your professor sites, or rating Uber drivers. [The Athletic]
  • Daniel Carcillo is a man on a mission, and a very important one at that, and here are his thoughts on concussions not limited to 280 characters. [The Athletic]