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Saturday Habs Headlines: Canadiens need to address some key areas against the Penguins

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In today’s links, what the Canadiens need to do to get past the Penguins, the secret to Jeff Petry’s fitness, and the anatomy of Ovechkin’s most famous goal.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • With the Canadiens set to face the Penguins, questions surround how the two teams will match up. [Sportsnet]
  • While players on other teams may have already hit the ice, the Canadiens are still waiting to return to the rink. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Congratulations are in order for Youppi, who will be introduced into the mascot hall of fame. [NHL]
  • Jeff Petry isn’t letting the pandemic keep him from staying fit, using Pilates to keep in shape. [Montreal Gazette]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • After facing criticism for not releasing data pertaining to players using discriminatory slurs, the GTHL reversed course. [TSN]
  • The pandemic still has NHL players holding off on rushing back to the ice. [NBC Sports]
  • Speaking of Covid-19, an unnamed Boston Bruins player tested positive for the virus. [CBC]
  • Medical experts have mixed opinions on the NHL’s return plans. [The Score]
  • How did Alex Ovechkin’s most memorable goal come to be? [Sportsnet]