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Sunday Habs Headlines: Ducharme — “We’re going to fight”

In today’s links, Ducharme’s hasn’t given up, and part of the plan may be some lineup changes. Price will still be in net, and needs to outperform Vasilevskiy to give the Habs a chance.

2021 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Game Three Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Dominique Ducharme says his team has no plans to pack it in and give up on the championship. []
  • Brendan Gallagher echoed those sentiments, expecting more from the team in Game 4. []
  • Down to their last hope, there could be some lineup changes made. [CTV]
  • A main difference in this Stanley Cup Final is that the majority of Tampa Bay’s defensive forwards are also good offensive contributors. [Sportsnet]
  • Right around the same time Game 4 is being played on Monday night, Tropial Storm Elsa may be making landfall in Florida on a track for the Tampa area. [CNN]
  • For the first time in the post-season, the Canadiens are losing the goaltending battle. [Yahoo! Sports]
  • The Canadiens will hope Price still has some of the magic from the first three rounds in him. [Washington Post]
  • Ducharme’s journey from the University of Vermont to the NHL. [Montreal Gazette]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Dave Hakstol plans to get started right away with his Seattle Kraken personnel. He just needs some players first. []
  • After his Calder Trophy season, Kirill Kaprizov is now due for a new contract with the Minnesota Wild. []
  • The organization just signed Joel Eriksson Ek to an eight-year deal. [TSN]