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Monday Habs Headlines: The Canadiens are already changing direction

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In today’s links, the Habs are moving in the right direction even though there are still areas of improvement, can Ducharme help with Danault and Price struggles, and other teams that should cut ties with their coaches.

Montreal Canadiens v Winnipeg Jets Photo by Jonathan Kozub/NHLI via Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • It seems the Canadiens are slowly improving on the fly and are heading in the right direction. [Montreal Gazette]
  • The Canadiens may have played their best hockey in a while against the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday, but there are four trouble spots that still need fixing. [Sportsnet]
  • Dominique Ducharme says he’s already seeing progress with his players, now it just comes down to managing each moment. [RDS]
  • Can the new coach help with Phillip Danualt’s struggles? [Montreal Gazette]
  • Andrew Zadarnowski talks about the encouraging signs from the Canadiens and Ducharme’s promotion. [TSN 690]
  • What Nick Suzuki, Jeff Petry, Jake Allen, and coach Ducharme had to say after Saturday night’s loss. [Canadiens]
  • Carey Price is a good goaltender and has remarkable qualities, but he seems poorly prepared. [Journal de Montreal]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • How players are being affected by the possibility of the 2021 NHL Draft being postponed. [Sportsnet]
  • Humboldt Broncos crash survivor’s memoir is meant to inspire others and honour his teammates. [CBC]
  • Jordan Binnington didn’t go quietly when pulled from the net after allowing four goals on 19 shots against the San Jose Sharks on Saturday night. [Sportsnet]
  • After claiming five out of a possible eight points, the Calgary Flames’ confidence is building and they’re feeding off the emotion of Mark Giordano’s leadership. [TSN]
  • The Canadiens were the first to cut ties with their coach in a shortened season. Which teams should follow suit? [Yahoo Sports]