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

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.

NHL: MAR 10 Predators at Canadiens Photo by Vincent Ethier/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

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]