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Saturday Habs Headlines: The Canadiens-Hurricanes feud has a new chapter

In today’s links, consternation about pre-season schedules. Carey Price’s decision is supported by his team and fans alike, Marc Bergevin will need to manoeuvre around the salary cap, and what the new NHL season is set to bring.

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Carolina Hurricanes v Montreal Canadiens Photo by Francois Lacasse/NHLI via Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • And the saga continues:
  • Our very own Jared Book shared his thoughts on Carey Price entering the NHL’s Player Assistance Program. [CTV]
  • In prioritizing his mental health, Carey Price is removing the stigma attached to mental health related issues in professional sports. [CP24]
  • Brendan Gallagher and Jeff Petry extended their full support for Carey Price. [Sportsnet]
  • Marc Bergevin will have to sort out the Canadiens’ pressing salary cap issues. [The Athletic]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • With a new NHL season set to begin, all teams will be vying to lift the Stanley Cup. [Globe and Mail]
  • Hayley Wickenheiser touched on how the lessons she learned while playing hockey has also helped her get through medical school. [CBC]
  • Why did a New Jersey Devils draft pick turn down a career as a professional hockey player to become a social media influencer? [The Athletic]
  • The Florida Panthers will keep their captain, having signed Aleksander Barkov to an eight-year contract extension. [NHL]
  • The Toronto Maple Leafs are expected to play their home opener versus Montreal in a full Scotiabank Arena. [Pension Plan Puppets]