Wednesday Habs Headlines: Ales Hemsky is still searching for a defined role on the team
In today’s links, Carey Price remains resolute in the face of adversity, Brendan Gallagher is willing to try something new, and how many games does it take to recognize a team’s true ability?
Montreal Canadiens news and notes
- Ales Hemsky is searching for his role on the Canadiens. [La Presse | Google Translate]
- Carey Price remains the picture of calm despite the Canadiens’ start to the season. [Montreal Gazette]
- A new generation of Habs fans run into some old man. [Twitter]/
Me-Go get his autograph!— Lanigan (@SeanPLanigan) October 16, 2017
Boys-Who is he?
Me-That's Guy Lafleur!
Boys-Was he any good?
Me-See that statue behind him; THAT'S HIM!#Habs pic.twitter.com/yMNuNIdxdK
- Lukas Vejdemo scored a goal and had one called back as Djurgarden lost 3-2 to Linkoping in the shootout. [SHL Prospect GIFs]/
Lukas Vejdemo goal for Djurgården. #DifHockey #gohabsgo pic.twitter.com/54nzuqU2ra— SHL Prospect GIFS (@SHLProspectGIFS) October 17, 2017
Lukas Vejdemo goal that was disallowed. #DifHockey #gohabsgo pic.twitter.com/3gUvlEnVvX— SHL Prospect GIFS (@SHLProspectGIFS) October 17, 2017
Around the league and elsewhere:
- How many games does it take to determine a team’s true talent? [TSN]
- Barry Trotz compared Auston Matthews to Mario Lemieux prior to his team’s game against Toronto on Tuesday. [Sportsnet]
- Despite being in the midst of a chemotherapy regimen, Ed Olczyk will be returning to the broadcast booth on Wednesday. [NHL.com]
- The NHL is investigating the use of facial-recognition technology as a security measure at arenas. [TSN]
- Tom Renney of Hockey Canada discusses Olympic expectations. [TSN]
- Doug Gilmour won’t rule out an NHL gig under the right circumstances. [Sportsnet]
- Dan Saraceni of our sister site Lighthouse Hockey is not fond of Nick Leddy-to-Montreal rumours. [Dan Saraceni]/
Leddy is not available. Not sure how he got absorbed into the Habs rumour machine but it ain’t happening.— Dan Saraceni (@cultureoflosing) October 17, 2017
- Sometimes, hockey can warm your heart. [Twitter]/
If this doesn’t make your day, I don’t know what will #Isles pic.twitter.com/yQkO3Qwd9y— Christian Arnold (@C_Arnold01) October 17, 2017