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Thursday Habs Headlines: How many games will Keith Kinkaid play this season?

Here are your daily links, including an analysis of Keith Kinkaid’s performance in Buffalo, the Habs’ elite top line, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens v Buffalo Sabres Photo by Nicholas T. LoVerde/Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Now that Keith Kinkaid has played his first game for the Canadiens, how realistic is it for him to help lighten Carey Price’s load this season? [TSN (Video)]
  • The Habs will have an exclusive game day poster for Saturday’s matchup with the St. Louis Blues. [Twitter]
  • Nate Thompson’s 700th NHL game on Wednesday night made him the Alaskan with the fourth most games played. [Twitter]
  • It’s time to talk about Habs’ elite top line. [The Athletic]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Patrick Marleau is no longer with the Leafs, but his legacy in Toronto is just a sample of how his presence is felt in the league. [Sportsnet]
  • Kassidy Sauvé brought home the W in her first weekend of professional hockey. [Victory Press]
  • Philadelphia Flyers’ mascot Gritty continues to take the world by storm, and now he even has his own fragrance. [Twitter]
  • New Cancuks captain Bo Horvat learned a lot from playing with Henrik Sedin. [Sportsnet]