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Thursday Habs Headlines: Carey Price and Joel Edmundson to miss the start of the season

In today’s links, Price to miss start of season with illness, Edmundson’s tests didn’t go well, Ducharme’s ideal world is less than ideal, Kane is under investigation again, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Carey Price will miss the start of the season due to a “non-COVID illness”. [Sportsnet]
  • How long will Jake Allen hold the number one spot as he waits for Price to heal? [Montreal Gazette]
  • Question marks as training camp winds down, such as who will be the No. 3 goalie, why hasn't Marc Bergevin signed an extension, and players on the roster bubble. [Montreal Gazette]
  • If you are a university student, you can attend a Canadiens game at the Bell Centre for less than $50 this season. [Mtl Blog]
  • The Canadiens’ defence is looking pretty depleted before the season even starts. [Sportsnet]
  • Dominique Ducharme’s ideal world is becoming less and less ideal as we near the start of the season. [The Athletic]
  • Joel Edmundson is also having a hard time making his way back.

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • The Toronto Six is set to start its second season. [CBC]
  • Evander Kane is back in the news, this time he’s being investigated for allegedly using a fake COVID-19 vaccine card. [ESPN]
  • Brady Tkachuk remains an RFA so the Ottawa Senators are planning on starting the season without the forward. [NHL].
  • For the fifth straight season, Connor McDavid ranks No. 1 in TSN’s annual pre-season poll and is the undisputed best player in the world. [TSN]
  • But, who’s the real Canadian legend here?