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Monday Habs Headlines: Geoff Molson steps up to help the organizations game-day employees

In today’s links, Molson does the right thing for Canadiens and Rocket game-day employees, a young fan reminisces about meeting Price, will Mete have a spot on the Habs blue line next season, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • The Canadiens implemented special measures to help offset the impact the season postponement will have on game-day employees. [NHL]
  • Ten-year-old student recounts the “trip he’ll never forget” when he met Carey Price. [The Williams Lake Tribune]
  • Marc Bergevin didn’t trade Tomas Tatar or Jeff Petry at the deadline because they were two of the best performing players on the roster. [The Hockey Writers]
  • Victor Mete is going to have to fight for a regular spot on the Habs’ blue line next season. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Andrew Zadarnowski joins The Weekend Game Plan to discuss the NHL season being suspended, the Laval Rocket’s situation and more. [TSN690]
  • Jesperi Kotkaniemi’s season ended one day before the entire hockey world shut down. A retrospective look at how his season plummeted into darkness. [The Athletic]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • The Jokerit Helsinki Hockey Club has pulled out of the Gagarin Cup playoffs in the KHL. [Twitter]
  • Five storylines left unfinished in the 2019-20 NHL season. [Sportsnet]
  • Even after being diagnosed with dyslexia a decade ago, former Stanley Cup champion Brent Sopel says “dumb”, “stupid” and “lazy” still replay in his head daily. [Global News]
  • How dominant are Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl, and more questions for the Sportsnet Stats team. [Sportsnet]
  • A look at how the sporting world reacted to the Spanish Flu in 1918-19. [RTE]
  • This day in hockey history