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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Ducharme is taking the goaltending situation “day by day”

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In today’s links, the head coach has his eyes on the starting goalie position, why fans should be patient with Carey Price, and Montreal isn’t the only NHL team in a slump right now.

NHL: JAN 06 Canadiens Training Camp Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Dominique Ducharme will take a “day by day” approach to who takes the Habs net. [TSN]
  • Ducharme has also been given a pay raise in accordance with his new title. [TSN]
  • Mathias Brunet advocates for fan patience towards Carey Price. [La Presse]
  • Alex Burrows has two staunch allies who recognize his aptitude for the scholastic side of the game: Henrik and Daniel Sedin. [La Presse]
  • All Jesse Ylönen wants is to make the Montreal Canadiens. [History in the Making (YouTube)]
  • Elliotte Friedman talks about Marc Bergevin’s expectations and efforts to get Phillip Danault going. [31 Thoughts]
  • Bauer Hockey will sponsor the to-be-named Montreal franchise in the PWHPA.

Around the league and elsewhere

  • As the playoffs slip further away, Jarmo Kekalainen has full confidence in John Tortorella. [Sportsnet]
  • Sidney Crosby has been added to the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol list. [Sportsnet]
  • The Buffalo Sabres debacle could get even worse if Jack Eichel is on his way out. [Sportsnet]
  • Evaluating every mid-season coaching change of the salary cap era with the benefit of hindsight. [The Athletic]
  • Ranking the top free agents in college and Europe. [The Athletic]
  • The trade rumours for Tony DeAngelo seem to have evaporated.
  • Former referee Stéphane Auger seeks to develop university hockey in Quebec. [Radio-Canada]
  • The WHL and QMJHL have already started their seasons. Why hasn’t the OHL followed suit? [The Hockey News]