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Saturday Habs Headlines: Consistency is key, stresses Kirk Muller

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In today’s links, ex-Canadiens coach Kirk Muller’s advice to young players, what to do with Jesperi Kotkaniemi, and NHL players will be skating at the Olympics.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • If there was one piece of advice that Kirk Muller hammered home when he was coaching in Montreal, it was consistency. [Montreal Gazette]
  • What should the Montreal Canadiens do about the Jesperi Kotkaniemi situation? [TSN 690]
  • Former Canadien Mike Cammalleri had nothing but good things to say about his time in Montreal. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Now that NHL players are set to participate in the Olympics, expect to see a familiar face in net for Team Canada. [Sports Illustrated]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • And it is official: NHL players will participate in the Beijing Olympics. [Sportsnet]
  • Which of the remaining free agents are worth taking a chance on? [TSN]
  • The NHL is expected to enforce tougher penalties on unvaccinated players. [CBC]
  • San Jose Sharks associate coach Rocky Thompson will not return next season due to the league’s new COVID-19 protocols. [ESPN]
  • In a stunning turn of events, the Ottawa Senators have actually managed to sign a young player to a long-term contract. [NHL]