Montreal Canadiens news and notes
- Besides improved luck, the Habs need to make sure they are playing their best hockey every night, even against inferior teams. [TSN 690]
- Angela Price took over the league Instagram story to share some “backstage” videos of Habs wives and girlfriends. [NHL on Twitter]
- Claude Julien believes his team played well against Columbus, but just ran into a case of bad luck. [Montreal Gazette]
- Brian Gionta will have his jersey retired by Boston College.
We're proud to announce that Brian Gionta '01 (@Giostyle21) will have his jersey retired at Kelley Rink on Feb. 15!— BC Hockey (@BCHockey) November 20, 2019
Watch @MartinJarmond and Coach York deliver the news...
➡️ https://t.co/HprtyEQnMa#WeAreBC pic.twitter.com/Q98pZAWYwd
Around the league and elsewhere
- The PWHPA announced that the Dream Gap Tour will return to Toronto in January. [CBC]
- Washington’s Garnet Hathaway received a three-game suspension after spitting on Anaheim’s Erik Gudbranson during Monday’s game. [Sportsnet]
- Top 2020 prospect Alexis Lafreniere was fined by the QMJHL for inappropriate language toward an opponent and abuse of an official. [Twitter]
- The Toronto Maple Leafs (9-10-4) announced on Wednesday that Mike Babcock has been relieved of head coaching duties, and Marlies’ coach Sheldon Keefe will take over. [TSN]
- Despite recent rumours, the Calgary Flames are not interested in selling low on Johnny Gaudreau. [31 Thoughts]