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Thursday Habs Headlines: Former teammates chime in on Carey Price’s historic achievement

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Here are your daily links, including everything there is to know about Carey Price’s new record, what Phillip Danault is packing on the plane, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Carey Price is rightfully dominating the headlines this week as he passed Jacques Plante for sole possession of the Canadiens’ record for most goalie wins. But how did he get here? [Sportsnet]
  • Former teammates are among those sharing their congratulations for Price’s accomplishment on social media:
  • On home ice and cool as a cucumber, Carey Price made history in the most “Carey Price way” possible. [The Athletic]
  • Is Carey Price actually the greatest goalie the Habs have ever had? [NHL]
  • Phillip Danault shared with Habs TV what plane essentials and keepsakes are always in his bag when the team travels. [Canadiens]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The NHL teams with current openings at coach or GM seem happy to hold off on filling those positions, for now. [31 Thoughts]
  • The Thrower brothers have the unique position of playing together for the Allen Americans, which is perfect for their close-knit family. [ECHL]
  • Amid recent suspensions of star players (like Oilers teammate Connor McDavid), Milan Lucic has said he appreciates that the Department of Player Safety isn’t playing favourites. [TSN]
  • The NHL Draft Lottery will be held on April 9 this year, one day before the start of the playoffs. [Sportsnet]