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Friday Habs Headlines: “Looking for home runs and striking out”

In today’s links, Martin St-Louis addresses the team’s woes, Joshua Roy is turning heads in Halifax, and IIHF president Luc Tardif talks about Hockey Canada and NHL Olympic participation.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Martin St. Louis says everybody on the team needs to be better, including himself. [TSN (Video)]
  • The head coach said that everyone was “looking for home runs and we’re actually striking out — a lot.” [Montreal Gazette]
  • How does one rebuild the Canadiens power play? [Hockey Inside/Out (Video)]
  • Jake Allen earns the Molson Cup for December. [Montreal Canadiens]
  • Joshua Roy is demonstrating reliability and flexibility at the World Juniors. [RDS]
  • Which Habs could Kent Hughes realistically deal before or at the Trade Deadline? [Daily Hive]
  • Patrik Bexell caught up with Emil Heineman and Frederik Dichow.

Around the league and elsewhere

  • IIHF president Luc Tardif is optimistic about Hockey Canada’s new board despite the damage caused by the scandal. [Sportsnet]
  • Tardif also said that he wants the NHL to make its decision on participating in the 2026 Winter Olympics by 2024. [Daily Faceoff]
  • What makes Leo Carlsson one of the top prospects for the 2023 NHL Draft? [Daily Faceoff]
  • The buyers and sellers of the Western Conference. [Daily Faceoff]
  • ...and the Eastern Conference. [Daily Faceoff]
  • New York Rangers head coach Gerard Gallant says that the club isn’t giving up on Alexis Lafrenière. [La Presse]
  • NHL offseason acquisitions review: Which moves have aged the best and worst? [The Athletic]
  • ‘They saved my life’: How the NHL learned through experience in emergency situations. [The Athletic]