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Tuesday Habs Headlines: How Jeff Gorton is modernizing the Canadiens franchise

In today’s links, Gorton works on changing the vibe of the franchise, Beck’s emotional season, Struble’s playing his best hockey, will O’Reilly help the Leafs Cup chances, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • With Jeff Gordon’s guidance the Canadiens are modernizing the franchise and the vibe has already shifted significantly. [Sportsnet]
  • Alex Belzile kept Jesse Ylönen waiting for over half an hour after the skills competition while he signed autographs and took selfies with fans. [RDS]
  • Owen Beck has dealt with quite a few emotions over the past seven months. [Journal de Montreal]
  • While Martin St- Louis says that there are positives to take away from the last two matches in which the Habs came out on the losing end, he also adds that “it’s annoying to see that a few mistakes cause us to lose these games”. [RDS]
  • Jayden Struble may stay focused on the present and not how far his come in the past four years but his coach says Struble is playing his best hockey and at the Beanpot “he was a beast”. [RDS]

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