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Saturday Habs Headlines: The Canadiens need to strengthen their blue line

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In today’s links, Canadiens need to add a number one defenseman, how much longer Marc Bergevin has with the team and Connor Hellebuyck’s Vezina odds.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • The Montreal Canadiens’ most pressing concern is shoring up their blue line. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Mattias Norlinder is following in the footsteps of some pretty significant NHL stars. [La Presse]
  • Nate Thompson will never forget playing at Madison Square Garden. [NHL]
  • How much longer does Marc Bergevin have with the Canadiens? [TSN 690]
  • Carey Price and Shea Weber are teaming up for a great cause. [Kelowna Now]
  • Lets be honest, this is the best way to flex:

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Toronto Maple Leafs forward Pontus Aberg is managing two difficult tasks at the same time - being an NHL player and being a single father. [Sportsnet]
  • LA Kings alumni Gene Carr had to deal with learning about a daughter who he never knew existed. [The Athletic]
  • Could Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck win the Vezina trophy this season? [Winnipeg Free Press]
  • In the wake of the coaching scandals in the NHL, more discussions have started to arise around the fine line between discipline and abuse. [Globe And Mail]
  • There’s a new and rather unexpected addition to NHL 20! [CBS Sports]