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Monday Habs Headlines: Would Cole Caufield be the shakeup the Canadiens need?

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In today’s links, should Bergevin do what’s necessary to get Caufield into the lineup, the Gallagher “spice” is missing, the Habs are backed into a salary-cap corner, Tom Wilson is doling out headshots again, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • It’s time for an offensive shakeup and inserting Cole Caufield could be the answer.[Sportsnet]
  • Why Victor Mete didn’t fit with Montreal’s defence. [Montreal Gazette]
  • The Canadiens just aren’t the same without Brendan Gallagher in the lineup. [Montreal Gazette]
  • We’re in a 2015-16 déjà vu with Carey Price and Gallagher suffering the same kind of injury and the Canadiens struggling. Price recently returned, but they really need their spitfire forward back in the lineup. [The Hockey Writers]
  • Luckily, Gallagher won’t require surgery on his hand. [CBS Sports]
  • The Habs have backed themselves into a corner with their salary cap situation. [TSN 690]
  • The good deal made to acquire Eric Staal is starting to look like a not-so-good deal. [Journal de Montreal]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Vancouver Canucks coach Travis Green talks about his battle with COVID-19 and reminds everyone to not let their guard down. [Sportsnet]
  • Jake Guentzel of the Pittsburgh Penguins is becoming one of the team’s most dominant players. [The Hockey Writers]
  • What’s the deal with Tom Wilson and dirty headshots? His latest victim is Boston Bruins Sean Kuraly. [Boston Hockey Now]
  • If Gordie Howe were alive today he’d be excited to see Patrick Marleau, another Saskatchewan native, break his longtime record for most NHL games played, says his son. [CBC]