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Saturday Habs Headlines: ‘Tough to beat’ playing in Montreal

In today’s links, Montreal is a desired place to play, Carey Price’s body art, and an early look at next year’s Laval Rocket plus Saturday’s playoff schedule.

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NHL: Toronto Maple Leafs at Montreal Canadiens Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Jordan Weal says it’s ‘tough to beat’ playing hockey in Montreal. [Canadiens.com]
  • Weal, of course, signed a new two-year contract with the Canadiens [EOTP]
  • Weal took a pay cut, like Nate Thompson, because he believed in what was being built in Montreal.
  • Carey Price showed off some of his new tattoo.
  • If the Montreal Canadiens are a puzzle, Marc Bergevin is working on the outside before focusing on the main parts which will be addressed this summer. [The Athletic]
  • What will the Laval Rocket look like next season? Here’s an early look. [The Athletic]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • David Krejci is questionable for Game Two because of an undisclosed injury [NHL]
  • The NHL announced the nominees for the Jack Adams Award

Saturday’s game schedule

Game 2: Dallas Stars @ St. Louis Blues (St. Louis leads 1-0)

Start time: 3:00 PM EDT / 12:00 PM PDT
In Canada: Sportsnet (English), TVA Sports (French)
In the USA: NBC
Elsewhere: NHL.tv / Rogers NHL Live

Game 2: Columbus Blue Jackets @ Boston Bruins (Boston leads 1-0)

Start time: 8:00 PM EDT / 5:00 PM PDT
In Canada: CBC, Sportsnet (English), TVA Sports (French)
In the USA: NBC
Elsewhere: NHL.tv / Rogers NHL Live