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Tuesday Habs Headlines: It Begins

He’s not with the big team, but Caufield has arrived in Montreal, the Habs hit the ice for the first time since shutting down due to COVID, the trade deadline, Ekblad, Galchenyuk, and more in today’s links.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Montreal re-enters the fray in a playoff spot after an unanticipated week off. The need to make the most of it. [Sportsnet]
  • Taking a look at how other teams have faired coming back from COVID mandated breaks, and what that might mean for Montreal. [Sportsnet]
  • Now that Montreal is back, John Lu talks about what is to come. [TSN]
  • The good news is Tyler Toffoli is on the mend. The bad news is he won’t be ready to play when games resume. [TSN]
  • Jesperi Kotkaniemi removed from the COVID protocol list. [TSN]
  • Just how tied are Marc Bergevin’s hands this trade deadline? [TVA]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • The value of Connor McDavid’s speed is not only in its existence, but also in the way he uses it. [TSN]
  • Marc-Andre FLeury talks about the death of his father, and the revival of his strong play. [ESPN]
  • Alex Galchenyuk’s tenure as a Leaf has been going well, so what does that mean about their deadline plans? [Yahoo Sports]
  • Aaron Ekblad is done for the season after fracturing his leg. [TSN | NHL]
  • Today’s 31 thoughts includes Ekblad’s injury, the upcoming Trade Deadline, the NCAA tournament, and more. [Sportsnet]
  • Julien BriseBois donates $75,000 to the University of Montreal’s woman’s hockey program. [Sportsnet]
  • With the Trade Deadline rapidly approaching, here are some names that could be on the move. [Sportsnet]
  • Carter Hart and the Flyers hope that a few days off to focus on practice will help him regain his form. [NBC Sports | NHL]
  • Former NHLer Bobby Schmautz has died. [NHL]