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Saturday Habs Headlines: Carey Price’s return will provide an end-of-season boost

In today’s links, Price’s return expected to boost both team and fans, Suzuki is a class act, Mike Bossy passes away, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Carey Price’s return is expected to give everyone — fans and team — a boost to finish off the season. [Montreal Gazette]
  • When he returns to the ice for the first time in almost a year an ovation both at the Bell Centre and at home is also expected. [Sportsnet]
  • Will Price’s age and salary skew the possibility of the Canadiens reaching the playoffs next season? [Journal de Montreal]
  • Nick Suzuki outclasses himself by inviting young fans and their father to be his guests during Saturday night’s matchup at the Bell Centre. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Guy Carbonneau was honored in his hometown of Sept-Îles. [Journal de Montreal]
  • The Canadiens, along with the Foundation for Athlete Excellence awarded 26 scholarships totaling $52,000 to young student-athletes. [NHL]
  • The Price family cheering on Papa Price on his return!

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Brad Marchand and Tom Wilson continue to play the “whoopsie” card to drive their opponents crazy. [Sportsnet]
  • Mike Bossy, four-time Stanley Cup winner and goal-scoring star for the New York Islanders during their 1980s dynasty, died on Thursday after battling lung cancer. [CTV News]
  • We could all learn a little something from Bossy’s 2017 letter to his younger self. [Sportsnet]
  • Who is the NHL’s best power-play quarterback? [Sportsnet]
  • The Anaheim Ducks were active during the NHL Trade Deadline and are expected to stay that way during the off-season. [The Hockey News]
  • Never forget the people who helped you along the way.