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. [Sports.ru]
- 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.