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Friday Habs Headlines: Seeking solutions on offence

In today’s links, the Habs look for more goal-scoring to snap their losing streak, Nick Suzuki could be one of the few Habs to finish a season in the top three in rookie scoring, and more Mike Babcock fallout.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • The Canadiens are looking to get their offence going again in the face of their first three game losing streak of the season. [Montreal Canadiens]
  • In today’s NHL, the Habs can’t afford a long winless streak. [Montreal Gazette]
  • If Nick Suzuki remains among the top three rookie scorers in the NHL this season, he would become part of a select group who have done it wearing the Canadiens’ colours. [Journal de Montreal]
  • Paul Byron outlines some of his favourite places in Calgary.

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Analyzing Mike Babcock’s demise, among other things. [The Athletic]
  • Babcock’s successor is already juggling the lines around in practice. [TSN]
  • With the Ottawa Senators only one point behind the Toronto Maple Leafs, are the Senators actually good? Ian Mendes says no. [TSN]
  • What’s gone wrong for the Buffalo Sabres? [ProHockeyTalk]
  • T.J. Brodie skated for the first time since collapsing mid-practice. [Sportsnet]
  • Looking at early season MVPs for each team. [The Hockey News]
  • Patrik Hornqvist is returning to the lineup, but Justin Schultz and Nick Bjugstad will be out long term for the Pittsburgh Penguins. [ProHockeyTalk]
  • Dominik Hasek says that today’s goalies are “better than Martin Brodeur or Patrick Roy or Dominik Hasek”. [The Athletic]
  • Nicklas Lidstrom sits down to talk about his career and the influence of the late Brad McCrimmon. [ProHockeyTalk]