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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Needing more than just attitude

In today’s links, the Canadiens need more than just attitude to turn their season around, looking at Alexander Romanov’s skill set, and the latest on Artemiy Panarin.

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Montreal Canadiens v Ottawa Senators Photo by Andre Ringuette/NHLI via Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • The Habs need more than just cliches about attitude to turn this slump around. [Montreal Gazette]
  • No reinforcements are coming from the Laval Rocket. [La Presse]
  • A comparison between the Claude Julien-helmed Canadiens and the post-Julien Boston Bruins. [RDS]
  • Is there more to Alexander Romanov than just a servicable defender? [The Hockey Tactics Newsletter]
  • The Rocket now know their full schedule.

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Before Willie O’Ree, there was Herb Carnegie, a star for Jean Béliveau’s Quebec Aces. [RDS]
  • Andrei Nazarov’s politically motivated allegations against Artemi Panarin don’t add up, according to Panarin’s former teammates. [New York Post]
  • Russian journalists are also throwing cold water on Nazarov’s tale. []
  • Adam Pelech might set the market for shutdown defenders. [The Athletic]
  • When will the 2021 NHL Entry Draft take place? [31 Thoughts]
  • 2021 Mike Babcock still sounds very much like 2019 Mike Babcock. [Sportsnet]
  • Long live the King.