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Saturday Habs Headlines: Jesperi Kotkaniemi’s historic start

In today’s links, Claude Julien to focus on his health back in Montreal, Jesperi Kotkaniemi joins an esteemed list and who has been surprising in this year’s playoffs?

Montreal Canadiens v Philadelphia Flyers - Game Two Photo by Elsa/Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Jesperi Kotkaniemi joined some pretty elite company:
  • Claude Julien returned back to Montreal after undergoing emergency medical procedure. [Montreal Gazette]
  • The Canadiens put together a complete win, in the aftermath of suddenly being without the services of their head coach. [Sportsnet]
  • The offence came alive for the first time this season. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Flyers head coach Alain Vigneault wasn’t too happy with the fact the Canadiens iced their top power play unit late in the game. [TSN]
  • Rumours are circulating that the Pittsburgh Penguins might be interested in the services of Max Domi. [PensBurgh]

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