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Sunday Habs Headlines: Canadiens need to find the right backup for Carey Price

In today’s links, the Habs need to sign a better number-two goalie, Nick Suzuki’s incredible post-season performance, and why Amanda Kessel won’t be hitting the ice next season.

Chicago Blackhawks v Montreal Canadiens Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • The Montreal Canadiens need to lighten the load on Carey Price by finding a suitable back up goaltender through free agency. [Sportsnet]
  • Is it too far of a stretch to claim that the Montreal Canadiens are a better team than the Carolina Hurricanes? [TSN 690]
  • Noah Juulsen couldn’t be more proud that his brother, Tyler, is now a firefighter. [NHL]
  • Canadiens great Ken Dryden poses some critical questions he’d like Gary Bettman to answer. [National Post]
  • Nick Suzuki has been having a hell of a postseason:

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Amanda Kessel explains why, despite being one of the highest paid players in the NWHL, she won’t be lacing up next season. [CBC]
  • The Columbus Blue Jackets went into the playoffs knowing that they had the opportunity to cause shockwaves across the league. [Sportsnet]
  • Detroit Red Wings prospect Gustav Lindström overcame adversity to help Frölunda find its winning ways. [Winging It In Motown]
  • Dallas Stars prospect Jacob Peterson is looking forward to hitting the ice in Texas. [Defending Big D]
  • It’s hard to believe that 10 years have passed since that fateful playoff meeting which saw Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin both score hattricks in a single game. [PensBurgh]

Sunday’s playoff schedule

Game 6: St. Louis Blues @ Dallas Stars

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