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Saturday Habs Headlines: Carey Price is the X-factor

In today’s links, Price’s impact, youth coming up clutch for the Canadiens, and how Seattle is already making history.

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Pittsburgh Penguins v Montreal Canadiens Photo by Andre Ringuette/Freestyle Photo/Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Carey Price was the difference-maker in the series versus Pittsburgh, putting up one of his best showings in the post-season when his team needed it the most. [TSN]
  • Price’s sensational performance only proved to validate the Penguins’ pre-matchup worries. [Sportsnet]
  • Carey Price’s return to form couldn’t have come at a better time for the Habs. [TSN]
  • Youth and inexperience weren’t deterrents for the Canadiens’ duo of Jesperi Kotkaniemi and Nick Suzuki. [Sportsnet]
  • Having a great goalie in net plays a crucial part in every team’s playoff aspirations. [RDS]
  • Max Domi has a lot of respect for Alex Belzile’s dedication to the game:
  • The Canadiens’ All-Star goaltender didn’t mince words after winning Game 4:

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Youth as opposed to veteran presences could make all the difference in the 2020 Playoffs. [TSN]
  • Despite the challenges posed by Covid-19, the NHL has taken the necessary precautions to ensure the season restart has gone off without a hitch. [LA Times]
  • The Seattle Kraken are set to make history in the broadcasting booth. [NHL]
  • With the Detroit Red Wings set to make 10 selections in this year’s draft, take a look back at the franchise’s very first amateur draft picks. [Detroit Free Press]
  • Though beer league hockey is set to resume, is it safe to play yet? [The Athletic]