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Saturday Habs Headlines: Canadiens are too good at blowing leads

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In today’s links, Canadiens need to protect leads, Montreal’s front office has a plan, and looking back at the Vancouver Olympics.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • The Canadiens need to figure out how to protect early leads - and fast. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Among those frustrated with the Canadiens tendency to blow leads, is head coach Claude Julien. [TSN]
  • Montreal fans can expect to see Alex Romanov on the Canadiens blue line next season. [Sportsnet]
  • Despite how it may seem, the Canadiens brain trust does have a plan. [TSN 690]
  • Shea Weber looked back on his time as a member of the golf winning squad at the Vancouver Olympics. [Montreal Gazette]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • J.T. Miller is putting his previous playoff experience to good use with the Vancouver Canucks. [Sportsnet]
  • Bobby Ryan made his return to the Ottawa Senators’ lineup with an impressive performance. [The Athletic]
  • The New York Islanders are expected to play out next season and any playoff games this season at the Coliseum. [Newsday]
  • Part of the BCHL’s draw is the amount of players who are related to famous NHL alumni. [National Post]
  • Ten years ago yesterday, almost all of Canada tuned in to watch a historical hockey game. [ZD Net]