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Thursday Habs Headlines: Nick Suzuki discusses his head tap on Carter Hart

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In today’s links, Suzuki discussed his post-goal bop, reactions to Kirk Muller’s job in the past few games, multiple teams advance, and the story of Mario Lemieux’s return.

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Montreal Canadiens v Philadelphia Flyers - Game Five Photo by Mark Blinch/NHLI via Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Nick Suzuki answered a question about his head-bop on Carter Hart after the Canadiens’ second goal:
  • Kelly Hrudey was quite upset about the tap:
  • Some big-name players came to play last night. [Montreal Gazette]
  • No one does slapshots better than Shea Weber. [The Athletic]
  • Stu Cowan believes a prime Kirk Muller would be very handy for this Canadiens team. [Montreal Gazette]
  • The interim coach needed responses from Brendan Gallagher and Jonathan Drouin. You could say he got them in Game 5. [TSN]
  • As Eric Engels pointed out, Muller wasn’t free of fault for his decisions in Game 4, either. [Sportsnet]
  • Dave Poulin didn’t approve of the coach’s decision to bench Gallagher. [TSN]
  • Canadiens strength and conditioning coach Patrick Delisle-Houde gives some tips on squats, if you’re looking to add those to your pandemic routine. [YouTube]

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