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Tuesday Habs Headlines: Canadiens’ prospect pool brimming with promising defencemen

The Canadiens take us behind the scenes of a day off, plenty of quality prospect at the left-side defence position, and a major change in Edmonton.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • The once weak left side of the blue line pipeline is now one of the team’s strengths. [La Presse | Google Translate]
  • It might have been an off day from playing, but the Habs and their families were hard at work shooting photos for the CHic collection. [Twitter | Twitter]
  • While their parent club was hard at work off the ice, the Canadiens’ prospects made some noise. [Canadiens]
  • The Habs’ annual blood drive is coming up on October 23rd. [Canadiens]
  • Keith Kinkaid is the social media gift (or in this case should we say gif?) that keeps on giving. [Twitter]
  • Mitch Melnick takes a look at the good, bad, and ugly of the Habs’ weekend. [The Athletic]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • The Scrum Podcast chats with Darren Dreger about his summer covering the Mitch Marner story. [SoundCloud]
  • Hockey Hall of Famer Dale Hawerchuk talks about his ongoing battle with stomach cancer. [TSN]
  • The Dallas tornado hit close to home for the Stars, quite literally in the case of Tyler Seguin. [Yahoo Sports]
  • In a sport that is becoming younger and faster by the minute, Dawn Braid's tutelage is becoming increasingly important and sought after. [Sportsnet]
  • Evgeni Malkin and Alex Galchenyuk remain sidelined with injuries, though they are back to skating in full equipment before practice. [NHL]
  • The mood is noticeably different this year in success-starved Edmonton as the Oilers continue to flourish. [CBC]