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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Shea Weber is hitting his stride

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In today’s links, a look at how his teammates are noticing the captain’s recent surge in play, a couple of NHL veterans talk about playing in Laval, and the Kings look like they’re done with Ilya Kovalchuk for the near future.

NHL: NOV 09 Kings at Canadiens Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Shea Weber is hitting his stride and his teammates are taking notice [TSN (Video)]
  • This is the team of Weber and Carey Price, says Jose Theodore. [Journal de Montreal]
  • Max Domi talks about why he cut his hair — oh, and also offers his comments on Don Cherry’s firing. [TSN 690]
  • Jeff Petry has become an essential part of the Habs’ blue line. [The Hockey Writers]
  • Jacob Olofsson has his first goal of the season.

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Wayne Gretzky is considering a Spengler Cup coaching opportunity. [The Athletic]
  • Mitch Marner feels fortunate that his ankle injury wasn’t worse. [TSN]
  • How can the Toronto Maple Leafs cope without Marner? [Sportsnet]
  • Craig Ludwig writes a letter to Sergei Zubov, who will be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday. [The Athletic]
  • Danielle Goyette talks about to-be fellow Hall of Famer Hayley Wickenheiser. [The Athletic]
  • Nicolas Deslauriers is finding his place in the sun with the Anaheim Ducks. [Journal de Montreal]
  • The Los Angeles Kings have informed Ilya Kovalchuk that he will be out of the lineup for the foreseeable future. [Sportsnet]