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Saturday Habs Headlines: Ilya Kovalchuk is proving his worth

In today’s links, what to do with Ilya Kovalchuk, don’t expect Montreal to make any management changes, and the NHL is investigating the Arizona Coyotes.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • There is a case to be made that Ilya Kovalchuk should stay on Montreal’s top line over Brendan Gallagher. [Sportsnet]
  • Speaking of Kovalchuk, here’s a prime example of why he was the difference-maker against the Buffalo Sabres. [The Athletic]
  • Could the Boston Bruins or the Dallas Stars be potential landing spots for Kovalchuk? [TSN 690]
  • Even if the Canadiens miss the playoffs, don’t expect the team to part ways with its GM or head coach just yet. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Cole Caufield has been on a bit of a hot streak recently. [NHL]

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