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Monday Habs Headlines: Is Claude Julien the right man to lead such a young team?

In today’s links, is the Canadiens’ coach the right man for this young team, Lehkonen’s pre-game routine, Kovalchuk cements his place on the team, and more.

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Montreal News and Notes

  • Is Claude Julien the right man to lead such a young team? [Montreal Gazette]
  • Artturi Lehkonen’s long-standing pre-game routine is having a chat with his biggest fans. [NHL]
  • Ilya Kovalchuk is feeling comfortable with his new team, especially after notching his first goal that broke the Canadiens eight-game losing streak. [Montreal Gazette]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Edmonton’s Zack Kassian will have a hearing Monday for roughing/aggressor on Calgary’s Matthew Tkachuk during Saturday’s game. [Sportsnet]
  • Nathan MacKinnon keeps raising his game thanks to his “addiction to perfection.” [NHL]
  • A look inside the most underappreciated comebacks in sports...returning to super-elite after having a baby. [Sportsnet]
  • There’s just no stopping Jaromir Jagr
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