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Thursday Habs Headlines: Same ol’ situation for the Canadiens

In today’s links, Habs face same issues as they start their trip out west, McNiven calls out Rocket coach, Allen’s struggles, Beach reveals himself as John Doe in Blackhawks investigation, and more.

Montreal Canadiens v Seattle Kraken Photo by Steph Chambers/Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • It was the same ol’ situation for Montreal when they fell 5-1 to the Kraken on Tuesday. [Sportsnet]
  • Over a century later, the Canadiens lose to a Seattle-based team once again. Here are three key takeaways from that loss. [The Hockey Writers]
  • Already deep in a 1-6-0 hole, the Canadiens are heading to California to face three teams who historically defeat them on home ice. [Sportsnet]
  • A life-long Canadiens fan is not happy with his team's “embarrassing” effort after purchasing three tickets for his family in Seattle. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Ten days after being on the receiving end of a blow to the back of the head, Ryan Poehling got the green light to start training again. [RDS]
  • Laval coach Jean-François Houle reacts to comments made by Michael McNiven about not being replaced after requesting the coach take him out of a game. [RDS]
  • Concerns about Jake Allen’s struggles to start the season. [Journal de Montreal]
  • Either Halloween is just around the corner, or the Price family has really switched up their look!

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Kyle Beach identified himself as John Doe, one of the victims alleging he was sexually assaulted by a former Chicago Blackhawks video coach. [TSN | Second City Hockey]
  • Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews spoke to the media about the situation after Chicago’s game. [Second City Hockey]
  • Missing the start of the season due to a wrist injury, Sidney Crosby may finally make his season debut tonight when his Penguins face the Calgary Flames. [NHL]
  • Originally poised to serve as assistant GM behind Stan Bowman for Team USA at the 2022 Olympics in Beijing, Bill Guerin is now expected to be named GM. [The Hockey News]
  • What’s going wrong with the Toronto Maple Leafs start to the season? [Sportsnet]