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Tuesday Habs Headlines: Canadiens and Sharks may play in empty building

The NHL feels the first effects of coronavirus precautions, Domi and Gallagher to play together, remembering Henri Richard, and more in today's headlines.

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San Jose Sharks v Montreal Canadiens Photo by Francois Lacasse/NHLI via Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Following bans on large gatherings in California due to COVID-19, the Canadiens game in San Jose looks like it may occur with no fans in attendance. [Twitter]
  • At home, Groupe CH, Evenko, and the Canadiens are taking precautionary measures at the Bell Centre. [Canadiens]
  • In lighter news, Nick Suzuki shares his love of country music. [Canadiens]
  • The Canadiens will be honoring Henri Richard today. [Twitter | Canadiens]
  • Tomas Tatar's absence continues to shake up the Habs’ lineup. [TSN]
  • Three months ago, Tatar worke Richard's jersey during the Captains’ Reunion celebrations, now he contemplates what that meant in the wake of his death. [Canadiens]
  • In the wake of Jesperi Kotkaniemi's injury, the Habs must hope for a swift recovery. [Sportsnet]
  • Max Domi needs to get going, and now on Brendan Gallagher's wing, he's being given every opportunity. [The Athletic]
  • In the wake of trading their discontented vets, the Rocket have flourished. [The Athletic]
  • Yesterday was picture day, and boy was there ever good content! [Twitter]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • As COVID-19 establishes itself in North America, what is the NHL's plan? [TSN | NHL]
  • Sara Orlesky talks about Gender Equality Night. [TSN]
  • NHL's Five Questions series continues with Jamie Hersch. [NHL]
  • Toronto continues to reel following a rough road trip, but the nearing return of Morgan Rielly offers some hope. [Yahoo Sports]
  • The disaster that is Ottawa continues. [Yahoo Sports | Sportsnet]
  • This is probably Justin Williams’ last season, and he has no regrets. [The Athletic]
  • Johnny Boychuk skates for the first time a week after taking Artturi Lehkonen's skate to the face. [Sportsnet]
  • Jim Rutherford is staying the course, confidant in Sidney Crosby and Mike Sullivan. [The Athletic]