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Montreal will look for continued team scoring with Drouin and Byron out, Carbonneau and Wickenheiser inducted into the Hall of Fame, and more in today's links

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • The Canadiens have had a strong opening quarter, buoyed by strong team scoring, among other things. [Sportsnet]
  • The team scoring is going to be especially important with the loss of Drouin and Byron. [The Athletic | NHL | Canadiens]
  • The Habs’ team performance also has people believing that they'll be able to weather the loss. [TSN]
  • Guy Carbonneau reflects on his career the lessons he learned on the way to the Hall of Fame. [TSN | CTV News]
  • Jayden Struble's coach doesn't think he'll be in the NCAA long, a good sign for the Habs. [Twitter]
  • The Scrum Podcast talks Don Cherry and more in this week's episode. [Soundcloud]
  • It takes time for new guys to adapt, regardless of whether they came from a different NHL team or league entirely. Sometimes that time is no time at all. [The Athletic]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Hockey Canada is all set to change Age Division names. [Hockey Alberta]
  • Nicklas Lidstrom discusses the Red Wings, and the hand he had in forging an NHL path for Swedish players. [NHL]
  • This year's Hall of Famers have barely been inducted, but it's never early to look ahead to next year. [NHL]
  • We moustache you a question. Who has had the best facial hair through the years? [NHL]
  • Amidst a five game losing skid, Babcock remains confident in his team. [TSN]
  • Hayley Wickenheiser's induction to the Hockey Hall of Fame is only the latest of the accolades in a trail-blazing career. [TSN]
  • For miserable Toronto fans who might be looking for company, there may be more of it than at first glance. [Sportsnet]
  • Look no further than Calgary for another team with their own struggles. [Sportsnet]