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

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.

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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]