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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Max Domi compares Nick Suzuki to Andrew Shaw

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In today’s links, Domi feels Suzuki is providing similar things to what Shaw did last season, more fallout from the Peters and Babcock incidents, and how have the Penguins become one of the best defensive teams in the league?

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Max Domi says Nick Suzuki and Andrew Shaw share similar traits. [Montreal Gazette]
  • A captain’s reunion is scheduled for the team’s 110th anniversary on December 3rd. [Montreal Canadiens]
  • The Canadiens’ system is failing them at exactly the same point that it did last season. [The Athletic]
  • The Laval Rocket’s annual Hockey Fights Cancer game raised over $16,560 in the fight against pediatric cancer. [Laval Rocket]
  • Rhett Pitlick has been traded to the Muskegon Lumberjacks.
  • Ex-Montreal and ex-Toronto players, led by Marie-Philip Poulin and Natalie Spooner, will face off on December 20th.

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Following Akim Aliu’s allegations, the Calgary Flames need to decide what to do with Bill Peters. [Sportsnet]
  • Aliu’s revelations also encouraged others to come forward.
  • Mitch Marner is encouraging everyone to share their stories if they want to. [Sportsnet]
  • The Babcock and Peters incidents could spark a culture shift in the NHL. [TSN]
  • Alec Martinez has surgery to repair a radial artery and two superficial radial nerves after a wrist laceration. [TSN]
  • How have the Pittsburgh Penguins become one of the league’s best defensive teams? [ProHockeyTalk]
  • An oral history of the early days of Alexander Ovechkin in the NHL. [Washington Capitals]

The wide world of sports

  • A panel at the World Anti-Doping Agency has recommended that Russia face a four-year ban from global sports and new restrictions on its athletes and teams at next year’s Tokyo Olympics. [New York Times]