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Monday Habs Headlines: Brendan Gallagher feels confident about the qualifying round of the playoffs

In today’s links, Gallagher is confident about the Canadiens chances in the play-in round, a loss may be better than a playoff run but that’s not Bergevin’s plan, who will be the Habs’ black aces, and more.

Pittsburgh Penguins v Montreal Canadiens Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Brendan Gallagher is confident the Canadiens can take advantage of the unique chance they’ve been given by the NHL Return to Play Plan. [NHL]
  • TSN 690 radio host Tony Marinaro says the Canadiens being in the playoffs is the stupidest thing he’s ever heard. [Yahoo Sports]
  • With the Canadiens facing the Penguins in a play-in series to determine who makes it to the playoffs, a loss may be better than a playoff run for Montreal. [The Hockey Writers]
  • But Marc Bergevin says the focus is on winning, not lottery. [Sportsnet]
  • As they head into the series, who will be Montreal’s black aces? [Last Word on Hockey]
  • Happy birthday, Joel!

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