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Friday Habs Headlines: Julien needs to share the blame for the Chicago debacle

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In today’s links, why Claude Julien’s hands aren’t clean in the Canadiens listless loss to the Blackhawks, Cam Hillis is having a rebound year, and discussing the impact of the recent rash of coaching turnover around the league.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Claude Julien should share some blame for the listless loss to the Chicago Blackhawks, writes Eric Engels. [Sportsnet]
  • Even if the price is similar to the one fetched by Jake Muzzin, should the Habs trade Jeff Petry? [La Presse]
  • Cam Hillis is having a bounce back season with the Guelph Storm. [TSN]
  • Nick Suzuki is one of five under-the-radar rookies who could sneak into the Calder Trophy mix. [The Hockey News]
  • Tickets are still available for a Canadiens alumni event in Revelstoke, BC. [Revelstoke Review]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Mathieu Perreault is furious that no supplemental discipline was meted out to Jake Virtanen for an elbow to the face during a game on Tuesday night. [TSN]
  • Could Bruce Boudreau’s job be in jeopardy? [Hockey Wilderness]
  • Joel Quenneville has been named the NHL’s coach of the 2010s. [Second City Hockey]
  • This season has been a game of musical chairs for the coaches of the NHL. [Radio-Canada]
  • Rick Tocchet will replace the recently fired Gerard Gallant as head coach of the Pacific Division at the All Star Game. [ProHockeyTalk]
  • IIHF Treasurer Luc Tardif says that there is a 70% chance that NHLers will participate at the 2022 Winter Olympics. [Radio-Canada]
  • TSN Jets television analyst Kevin Sawyer is under fire for a jovial on-air story about Jared Spurgeon being hazed. [Winnipeg Sun]
  • The newly introduced 3-on-3 elite women’s game has a chance to steal the show at All Star weekend. [The Hockey News]

The wide world of sports

  • Katie Sowers is far more than the only female coach on the San Francisco 49ers sideline as the team sits one win away from the Super Bowl.