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Sunday Habs Headlines: Cole Caufield leads comeback win to secure top spot in Big Ten

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In today’s links, Caufield adds more goals in a huge win, Jonathan Drouin seems to like his new coaches, and Tom Wilson gets a long suspension.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Cole Caufield came up clutch with a two-goal effort to secure the Big Ten regular-season title for the Wisconsin Badgers. [Madison.com]
  • Here’s what he had to say afterward. [Kenosha News]
  • His loudest statements were made on the ice, however:
  • The win earned the team a bye to the conference semifinals, which begin on March 15. [BigTen.org]
  • Some of the changes we’ve seen in Jonathan Drouin’s game since Dominique Ducharme took over. [RDS]
  • The players have been really impressed by Alex Burrows’s work so far. [TVA Sports]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Tom Wilson has been suspended seven games for boarding Brandon Carlo. [NHL.com]
  • NHL players in the U.S. are up next in the queue for COVID-19 vaccines. [Sportsnet]
  • The Golden Knights were forced to find a new place to stay as their hotel in San Jose ceased operations during their stay. [Sportsnet]
  • St. Louis Blues defencemen Colton Parayko has been placed on the IR list. [TSN]
  • Walter Gretzky is remembered as a hockey dad for the nation. [Sportsnet]
  • Hockey Canada plans to hold a camp for the national team players in September in anticipation of the Beijing Olympics. [Sportsnet]
  • The highlights from yesterday’s PWHPA game between Minnesota and New Hampshire. [TSN]