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Saturday Habs Headlines: Eleven NHL players have tested positive for coronavirus

In today’s links, Phase 2 testing has found about a dozen infected players, Matt Murray will reportedly face Carey Price in the play-in series, and Jayden Struble’s comments are being heard at Northeastern.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Montreal may be facing Matt Murray when/if the play-ins get under way. [NHL.com]
  • How Tomas Tatar is staying in shape in Slovakia:
  • Jayden Struble’s comments on the racism he faced sparked a conversation among Northeastern’s players coaches about how to address it going forward. [Boston.com]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Now that testing is being done by the NHL as part of Phase 2 proceedings, 11 players have tested positive for the coronavirus. [NHL.com]
  • Three of them were members of the Tampa Bay Lightning. [NHL.com]
  • The NHL has launched a racial injustice resource page titled “Committing to Change.” [NHL,com]
  • Former NHL player Bernie Saunders reveals how racism destroyed his passion for the game. [Sportsnet]
  • Ray Bourque and Mark Messier lead the class in a 1979 redraft. [NHL.com]
  • Some of the top stories of the intersection of sports and Indigenous culture. [Sportsnet]