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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Will the Canadiens let Tuna slip the net?

In today’s links, looking at Tomas Tatar’s contract situation and his synergy with Brendan Gallagher and Phillip Danault, Marc Bergevin should pay top dollar for a backup netminder, and what is the deadline date for restarting the NHL season?

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Carolina Hurricanes v Montreal Canadiens Photo by Francois Lacasse/NHLI via Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • His fit with Brendan Gallagher and Phillip Danault could convince Tomas Tatar to stay in Montreal. [Sportsnet]
  • Tatar is focused on staying safe right now, not on his contract situation. []
  • Can Tatar and the “without-a-name” line find long-term stability in Montreal? [The Athletic]
  • Extensions for Tatar and his linemates should be a priority for Marc Bergevin. [Montreal Gazette]
  • The Habs need to pay top dollar for a backup goaltender in order to give Carey Price some much needed rest. [The Athletic]
  • Is Carey Price’s contract bad? [The Athletic]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • When will the NHL officially call off the 2019-20 season? [TSN]
  • The Ottawa Senators have submitted three proposals to the league for restarting the campaign. [TSN]
  • The Edmonton Oilers and the Cave family have announced the creation of the Colby Cave Memorial Fund. [Sportsnet]
  • Once upon a time, there was a rival to EA’s “NHL” series for best hockey game. Remembering NHL2K. [ProHockeyTalk]
  • The Buffalo Sabres’ parent organization has furloughed Sabres workers to save costs. [ESPN]
  • The Seattle NHL organization has raised $1 million for Covid-19 aid efforts. [ProHockeyTalk]
  • NHL rosters continue to trend younger and younger, with just one in ten players in the league now over the age of 32. [TSN]
  • Dale Hawerchuk has completed his last round of chemotherapy in his fight against stomach cancer. [ProHockeyTalk]