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Monday Habs Headlines: Still waiting for Jeff Petry to step up

In today’s links, waiting for Petry to start leading, Laval players to watch, Perreault’s memorable night, Messier’s new book, and more.

Montreal Canadiens v Buffalo Sabres Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • With a new contract in his pocket and the captain out for the season, management is still waiting for Jeff Petry to start delivering as expected this season. [RDS]
  • With expectations high for the Laval Rocket this year, here are six players to keep an eye on. [The Hockey Writers]
  • Comparing the current Canadiens team to the one that went to the Stanley Cup final not that long ago. [Montreal Gazette]
  • The infamous Bell Centre atmosphere was in full force during Saturday night’s first win of the season. [Sportsnet]
  • Saturday night was full of feel-good stories complete with a hat trick from Drummondville native Mathieu Perreault. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Perreault on his memorable night.

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Mark Messier discusses his new book No One Wins Alone, key moments from his career, the new stars of the NHL, Wayne Gretzky, and more. [CBC]
  • Despite losing their inaugural home opener, Seattle Kraken fans provided an electric atmosphere at the Climate Pledge Arena on Saturday night. [NHL]
  • Anaheim Ducks Ryan Getzlaf has been fined $1,000 for a dangerous trip against Minnesota Wild’s Joel Eriksson Ek. [NHL]
  • Fighting to reignite interest in hockey in south Texas. [Sportsnet]
  • Connor McDavid is on a mission this season.