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Thursday Habs Headlines: Alexander Romanov is taking the lead at World Juniors

Here are your daily links, including Habs prospects at the World Juniors, the Habs’ organist living her dream, 2021 Winter Classic announced, and more.

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Russian junior ice hockey team welcomed at Sheremetyevo International Airport Photo by Denis Tyrin\TASS via Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Habs prospect Alexander Romanov is enjoying the chance to represent Russia at his second WJC. [Canadiens]
  • Diane Bibaud is living her childhood dream as the Canadiens’ organist. [CBC]
  • ICYMI: Dale Weise has been called up from Laval. [EOTP]
  • Cole Caufield really loves to score goals. [TSN]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The NHL announced on Wednesday that the 2021 Winter Classic will be held at Target Field in Minnesota. [Hockey Wilderness]
  • Longtime NBA commissioner David Stern is being fondly remembered across all sports. [ESPN] [NHL]
  • John Tortorella was fined $20,000 for his remarks about the officiating after a loss to Chicago on Sunday. [Sportsnet]
  • What would the NHL look like with a couple of major rule changes? [The Athletic]
  • The Dallas Stars pulled off a comeback win at the Winter Classic. [Defending Big D]