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Thursday Habs Headlines: Getting more from the third line

In today’s links, it’s time for the third line to step up, the Petry effect, Caufield incentivizes getting vaccinated, Price and Suzuki come away winners at Fan Choice Awards, and more.

Montreal Canadiens v Vegas Golden Knights - Game One Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Game 2 will be an opportunity for the Canadiens third line to get back on track and make a bigger impact. [Sportsnet]
  • Carey Price and Nick Suzuki come away with wins at NHL Fan Choice Awards. [NHL Canadiens]
  • Jeff Petry’s absence in Game 1 forced additional minutes on bottom-pairing defenders who aren’t capable of handling a bigger role. [Sportsnet]
  • Cole Caufield encourages Quebec youth to get vaccinated, and sweetens the pot with an incentive. [NHL Canadiens]
  • Of the four coaches left vying for the Stanley Cup Dominique Ducharme has the least seniority. [Journal de Montreal]
  • An on-paper analysis of how the Vancouve Canucks compare to the Canadiens. [The Canuck Way]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The New York Islanders feel just fine about having room for improvement after heading home with a series split. [NHL]
  • Gerard Gallant was appointed the New York Rangers head coach on Wednesday. [ESPN]
  • Thirty-eight-year-old Jason Spezza signed a one-year, $750,000 contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs. [NHL]
  • Talks of Jack Eichel moving on from the Buffalo Sabres are heating up. [TSN]
  • The Boston Bruins have some goaltending and free agent decisions to make if they hope to make another run at the Cup next season. [NHL]
  • The Columbus Blue Jackets keep their operations changes in the family.