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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Marc Bergevin meets with Alexander Romanov in Moscow

In today’s links, Marc Bergevin spoke with Alexander Romanov on a trip to Russia, Cayden Primeau is taking his promotion in stride, and are goalies now subject to load management?

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Marc Bergevin met with Alexander Romanov on Tuesday in Moscow. The sense is that the blueliner will wait until the conclusion of the KHL season to make a decision on his immediate future. [TSN]
  • Defensive woes are costing the Habs valuable points. [TSN]
  • It’s been a whirlwind ride to the NHL for Cayden Primeau. [Montreal Gazette]
  • The rookie netminder is just trying to learn and take it all in. [Montreal Canadiens]
  • Charlie Lindgren though was hoping for a shot at the NHL. [The Athletic]
  • Is it time to trade Carey Price and Shea Weber? [Journal de Montreal]
  • The five greatest captains in Canadiens history. [Journal de Montreal]
  • The arguments for and against trading for Taylor Hall. [The Athletic]
  • Jesse Ylönen has his eighth goal of the season.

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The New Jersey Devils have fired head coach John Hynes. [Sportsnet]
  • Top goalies are playing less and less around the league as “load management” enters the lexicon. [ProHockeyTalk]
  • Akim Aliu says big change is coming after meeting with the NHL. [Sportsnet]
  • Coach behaviour and player treatment will be the big topic at the Board of Governors meetings. [TSN]
  • Is the NHL finally ready for another European coach? [Sportsnet]
  • Sean Couturier is working his way to the top of the 2011 draft class. [TSN]