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Tuesday Habs Headlines: Looking Ahead

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Prospects in the NCAA Tournament, Sunday's historic broadcast, Marie-Philip Poulin's status, the NHL playoff picture, and more in today's links.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • The NCAA Tournament is about to begin, and Montreal has four prospects participating. [Canadiens]
  • Sunday's game against the Carolina Hurricanes was the first ever to be broadcast in Plains Cree — though not the first time an NHL game had been broadcast in an Indigenous language. John Chabot, whose analysis was translated for the broadcast, hopes it won't be the last. [Yahoo]
  • Chabot also talked with Julian McKenzie and his co-host Tristan D’Amours about his involvement in the broadcast. [Sound Cloud]
  • After missing the Clarkson Cup final, it is unclear whether or not Marie-Philip Poulin will be good to go for the IIHF World Championship. [The Athletic]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Sidney Crosby is at the top of his game, and that sometimes makes it easy to forget that eight years ago. [The Athletic]
  • Down Goes Brown takes a look at the playoff picture. [The Athletic]
  • Things are getting hot between the Kings and the Flames, especially between Drew Doughty and Matthew Tkachuk. [Sportsnet]
  • With six games left in the regular season, John Tavares needs only five goals to hit 50. He head four last night. [Sportsnet]
  • The Nashville Predators were the latest team to clinch a playoff spot. [NHL]