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Monday Habs Headlines: Is Claude Julien losing faith in Keith Kinkaid?

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In today’s links, Julien may be losing faith in his number-two goalie, Guy Lafleur goes through another operation, Cale Makar is named rookie of the month, and more

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

Montreal News and Notes

  • It looks like Claude Julien may be losing confidence in his No. 2 netminder. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Alexe Gagnon, a 16-year-old figure skater battling Ewing’s sarcoma, signed a one-day contract as the Canadiens’ skating specialist. [Twitter]
  • Andrew Zadarnowski joined the Weekend Game Plan to discuss the Habs’ seven game winless streak, potential moves and more. [TSN 690]
  • Guy Lafleur had a cancerous spot removed on his right lung on Thursday. [Journal de Montreal]
  • Happy Birthday to the Habs point leader!

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Michael DiPietro may not have had the NHL debut he dreamed of, but it motivated him to get off to a stunning start to his first pro season with the AHL’s Utica Comets. [Sportsnet]
  • After undergoing ankle surgery, Pittsburgh Penguins Brian Dumoulin is expected to miss a minimum of eight weeks. [Sportsnet]
  • It’s time for another floss-off between Brady Tkachuk and young fan, Adam Lowry. [NHL]
  • Colorado Avalanche defenseman Cale Makar, was named “Rookie of the Month” for November. [NHL]