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Monday Habs Headlines: Consistency is key when it comes to the Canadiens making the playoffs

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In today’s links, the Habs need to fix their inconsistency issues, Gallagher says Tatar and Danault make his life easier, how Sean Burke will help get Price back on track, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Discussing the Canadiens’ identity and their chances of earning a playoff berth. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Brendan Gallagher said he enjoys playing on the same line as Tomas Tatar and Phillip Danault and that they make his life easier. [Journal de Montreal]
  • After Saturday night’s overtime win against the Vancouver Canucks, Carey Price said it’s nice to be able to move on now that they got the “proverbial monkey” off their backs. [Montreal Gazette]
  • We saw two miracles on Saturday — the Canadiens finally winning in overtime and a victory while wearing the reverse retro uniforms. [Montreal Gazette]
  • How Sean Burke will help get Price back on track this season. [Sportsnet]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl are leading by example showing the Oilers that if you stay patient and play good defence, you’re going to get your chances. [Sportsnet]
  • Defenceman Matt Roy signed a three-year, $9.45 million contract with the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday. [NHL]
  • John Tavares is having the lowest scoring season of his career and is not living up to his salary. [Toronto Sun]
  • It looks like we’ll see an enhanced version of Calgary Flames blueliner Noah Hanifin under new coach Darryl Sutter. [TSN]
  • A shortened season isn’t slowing down McDavid.