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

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.

Montreal Canadiens v Detroit Red Wings Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images

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.