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Thursday Habs Headlines: Canadiens feel they can “pretty quickly” fix their rough start

In today’s links, the Habs leadership team needs to keep focus to help fix early-season woes, Edmundson remains out due to family matters, Kotkaniemi returns to the Bell Centre, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • The Habs are convinced they can get out of their 0-4 start “pretty quickly” once they fix a few things and if leadership can keep the team focused. [TSN]
  • Joel Edmundson, shaken by his father’s battle with cancer, will be away from the team for an indeterminate amount of time. [Sportsnet]
  • During an impromptu press conference that was held on Wednesday, Marc Bergevin said “in a perfect world” he would remain on as the Canadiens GM. [TSN]
  • The Canadiens and Molson Export created the Molson Hall of Fan to celebrate the real MVPs — the fans. [Yahoo Sports]
  • The Habs are having their worst start to a season since their 1995-96 campaign. [Journal de Montreal]
  • How much of this lousy start can be blamed on the coach? [TSN 690]
  • Ken Dryden’s book The Game ranked number nine on Sports Illustrated’s list of the 100 best sports books of all time. [The Hockey Writers]
  • Picture day!

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