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Tuesday Habs Headlines: Drouin's struggles part of his development

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Drouin’s struggles for consistency, the cutest puppy, J.T. Brown, Sidney Crosby, Darren Dietz's guarantee, and more in today's links.

Montreal Canadiens v Calgary Flames Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • It's easy to forget that Jonathan Drouin is still a young and developing player, but his struggles for consistency are part and parcel of that fact. [Sportsnet]
  • The most important content of the day was no doubt Flambo participating in National Napping Day. [Twitter]
  • The Habs may be out of the playoff picture at the moment, but they're not out of the picture just yet. [Canadiens]
  • Why making the playoffs only to be swept by the lightning is better than not making the dance at all. [The Athletic]
  • The Habs have drafted well in the recent past, and Shane Churla has been a part of the team responsible. [The Athletic]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • J.T. Brown donates 3K to The Black Girl Hockey Club. [RMNB]
  • Former Hab Darren Dietz is a man of his word. [Twitter]
  • The Buffalo Sabres are struggling, but Jason Pominville has not been. [Die By the Blade]
  • The NHL is aware that a homophobic slur was used in the Leafs/Lightning game. [Twitter | TSN]
  • Sidney Crosby continues to do Sidney Crosby things. [Yahoo Sports]
  • Tampa is a runaway horse, but there may still be ways to stop them in a playoff series. [ESPN]
  • Should there be a limit to the number of times a team (naming no Edmontons) can win the draft lottery? [The Athletic]