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Tuesday Habs Headlines: Eyeing a Spot

Suzuki continues to impress in a highly competitive training camp, the Canadiens’ power play, the women's hockey Dream Gap tour, Brayden Point's new deal, and more in today's links

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NHL: SEP 19 Preseason - Panthers at Canadiens Photo by Vincent Ethier/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Nick Suzuki continues to impress in his bid to earn a spot on the opening night roster. [TSN]
  • The competition for fourth line spots is fierce this season. [Montreal Gazette | Canadiens]
  • Don't panic (or do, if you want), Carey Price shouldn't be out long. [Twitter]
  • Face-off wins could be key in resurrecting the Habs’ abysmal power play, which is why Phillip Danault and Jordan Weal may be very important. [The Athletic]
  • Die By the Blade continues their podcast series looking at the state of the Atlantic Division with the Canadiens. [Die By the Blade]
  • The most important Rocket training camp since the move is underway. [The Athletic]
  • Former Les Canadiennes and their former rivals shone in the first game of the Dream Gap tour. More importantly, they are shining light on important issues. [The Hockey News | CBC | The Athletic]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Newly signed Brayden Point is likely out for the beginning of the season after receiving hip surgery. [Yahoo Sports]
  • Connor McDavid is working hard to be ready for the season. [NHL]
  • The Canadien and USA women's teams will clash again in December. [Sportsnet]
  • Does having a captain really matter? Opinions differ. [TSN]
  • Julian McKenzie and Tristan D’Amours talk to Julie Stewart-Binks about sports journalism, stand-up comedy, and more. [SoundCloud]
  • Work has begun in earnest on the New York Islanders’ new arena. [NBC Sports]
  • The Avalanche power play could be even more lethal this season than it has been in the past. [The Athletic]