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Saturday Habs Headlines: Dominique Ducharme will stay behind the bench

In today’s links, the Canadiens will be holding on to their coach, Jeff Gorton’s plans and some truly awful jerseys.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Head coach Dominique Ducharme will continue to be behind the Canadiens bench until at least the end of this season. [TSN]
  • Jeff Gorton clarified that the Canadiens will conduct a thorough search when it comes to finding the team’s new GM. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Gorton also outlined what he expects to accomplish moving forward and stressed the need for fans to be patient. [Sportsnet]
  • It will be interesting to see how Gorton’s relationship with the Canadiens eventual general manager will play out. [TSN]
  • The Canadiens new Vice President of hockey operations also ushers in a new culture within the club’s front office. [La Presse]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The Nashville Predators stadium jerseys are a sight to behold. [Yahoo Sports]
  • A surprising list of players lead the league with regards to their goals versus assists differential. [Sportsnet]
  • Just what does being an emergency back goaltender entail? [The Hockey News]
  • Despite the league’s lip service, hockey’s attempts to become more inclusive continues to fall short. [Globe and Mail]
  • A quarter of the way through the NHL season, here are some of the most unlikely outcomes. [Global News]