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Friday Habs Headlines: What’s wrong with Carey Price?

In today’s links, analyzing Carey Price’s strengths and weaknesses so far this year, Jesperi Kotkaniemi might be helped by a stint in Laval, and Bill Peters continues to loom over the NHL.

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NHL: NOV 26 Bruins at Canadiens Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Could Carey Price’s game be suffering because he’s playing deeper in the net? [Sportsnet]
  • When asked, his teammates came to the defence of the struggling netminder. [Journal de Montreal]
  • A stint in Laval might be good for Jesperi Kotkaniemi’s confidence. [Sportsnet]
  • Awash in cap space, could the Habs be a fit for Taylor Hall? [Montreal Gazette]
  • Gustav Olofsson has changed his game to stay healthy. [The Athletic]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Akim Aliu has responded to Bill Peters’ apology to the Calgary Flames organization, calling it “misleading, insincere, and concerning.” [TSN]
  • There are many legal concerns for the Flames as they make a decision on Peters’ continued affiliation with the club. [CBC]
  • Jiri Tlusty backs up Michal Jordan’s allegations against Peters. [iDNES (Czech)]
  • Denis Gauthier talks about his transition from player to coach and having to learn how to motivate today’s hockey player. [La Presse]
  • The Winnipeg Jets are thriving as Blake Wheeler’s role diminishes. [TSN]
  • Analyzing how teams are successfully using the dump-and-chase in the modern NHL. [The Point]
  • In the wake of Andrei Svechnikov’s lacrosse goal, NHL players are embracing their creative side. [ProHockeyTalk]
  • The 25 most central figures in hockey of the decade. [The Athletic]
  • The NHL All-Decade team for the 2010s. [The Athletic]