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Thursday Habs Headlines: The Canadiens may have finally figured out this power-play thing

In today’s links, the Canadiens are one of the league's top power-play teams, Danault receives high praise from an opponent who hates playing against him, Drouin’s strong start to the season, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens v Edmonton Oilers Photo by Andy Devlin/NHLI via Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Montreal has been one of the league’s top teams with respect to the power play since the start of the season. [NHL]
  • A look at how the Canucks can expose the Canadiens and the areas where Montreal is superior. [Nucksmisconduct]
  • Phillip Danault receives high praise from Colorado Avalanche’s Nathan MacKinnon who hates playing against him. [Journal de Montreal]
  • A look at why Jonathan Drouin’s start to the season has been so strong. [The Athletic]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Connor McDavid and Auston Matthews forged a bond during the offseason. Will it help them when they face off against each other this season? [Sportsnet]
  • The Florida Panthers are one of three teams that are permitting fans back into arenas for the start of this season. [Sportsnet]
  • The Carolina Hurricanes have postponed all games through at least Saturday after five players were placed on the COVID-19 protocol list Tuesday. [NHL]
  • When hockey players are praying for the refs to end the fight...