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Saturday Habs Headlines: Claude Julien’s gamble paid off

In today’s links, dissecting Claude Julien’s goaltending choice, what to do with Jesperi Kotkaniemi, and looking deeper into the Blackhawks’ struggles.

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NHL: OCT 26 Maple Leafs at Canadiens Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Claude Julien could have opened himself up to criticism, had his decision to play Keith Kinkaid in net not paid off against Las Vegas. [RDS | Google Translate]
  • The Canadiens might just have the most underrated offence in the NHL. [Journal De Montreal]
  • Scotty Bowman reflected on his illustrious NHL career, including how he came to acquire Ken Dryden. [The Athletic]
  • The Canadiens will be growing moustaches to support a great cause. [NHL]
  • What should the Canadiens do with Jesperi Kotkaniemi? [TSN 690]
  • When the Canadiens faced off against the Bruins in 1979, a too many men call would decide the winner. [The Hockey News]
  • Keith Kinkaid’s new mask pays homage to a very important member of the Canadiens organization. [Instagram]
  • Canadiens prospect Jack Gorniak had no trouble putting his team on the board:

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