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Monday Habs Headlines: Ben Chiarot is all for protecting his goalies

In today’s links, watch out for Chiarot if you get near his goalies, Suzuki made the decision easy, and more players put on waivers.

NHL: SEP 23 Preseason - Maple Leafs at Canadiens Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • As he proved during Saturday night’s game against the Senators, Ben Chiarot has no issue jumping in to protect Carey Price this season. [Montreal Gazette]
  • After an impressive training camp, it’s a pretty safe bet that Nick Suzuki will begin season with Canadiens, but what will happen to Ryan Poehling and Cale Fleury? [Sportsnet]
  • Some might even say that Suzuki’s Saturday overtime-winner ‘was a statement play’. [TSN]
  • Charlie Lindgren and Charles Hudon were placed on waivers on Sunday. [EOTP]
  • Andrew Zadarnowski gave his thoughts on the Habs’ potential Opening Night Roster. [TSN 690]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Sidney Crosby’s status for the Penguins season opener is unknown after he sustained an injury during the final game of pre-season. [NHL]
  • Kyle Connor agreed to a seven-year, $49.98 million contract with the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday. [NHL]
  • Andre Deveaux, the only Bahamian-born player in NHL history, is helping his homeland recover from the devastation of Hurricane Dorian. [Sportsnet]
  • Having Mark Stone for a full season is expected to lift offense, the power play and help Max Pacioretty and Paul Stastny reach their potential. [NHL]
  • Off the ice, James van Riemsdyk and Tyler Pitlick are Chocolatiers
  • Oh, yeah. And so is Gritty