Friday Habs Headlines: Alex Galchenyuk is producing well under Claude Julien

Here are your daily links, including Galchenyuk’s production, the risks and rewards of signing Alexander Radulov long term, and Paul Byron is the team’s Masterton Trophy nominee

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Marc Dumont joined Habs Breakfast and discussed Alex Galchenyuk’s production under Claude Julien. [TSN 690]
  • Galchenyuk on the wing didn’t help Montreal’s face off percentage, finishing under 40 per cent./
  • Signing Alexander Radulov long term is a risk worth taking for the Canadiens. [VICE Sports]
  • Paul Byron is the Habs nominee for the Bill Masterton trophy for perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey. [Journal de Montreal]
  • The Habs aren’t scoring very much lately. It isn’t just your imagination.../
  • Galchenyuk passed Maurice Richard in goal scoring, but, to be fair he did take over 200 more games to do so./

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Remembering the infamous brawl between the Colorado Avalanche and Detroit Red Wings 20 years later and ranking the insanity. [Sportsnet]
  • Pensburgh continues their look at 10 years of Penguins playoff appearances with 2009-2010, a year that many Habs fans will remember fondly. [Pensburgh]
  • The US Women’s National team continues to take a hard stance in their boycott of the World Championships and have rejected USA Hockey’s latest offer./
  • The Flames had a meltdown in the defensive zone. Hilarity ensued. [SBN Hockey]
  • NCAA goaltender Chris Nell signs with the New York Rangers. [SBN College Hockey]
  • Chinese investors are looking to the NHL as the league looks to expand their reach. [Globe and Mail]/

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