Monday Habs Headlines: A long term injury to Alex Galchenyuk would be major blow

Here are your daily links including Galchenyuk’s collision, getting to know Gallagher and the missing Penguin

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • After a collision with Anze Kopitar in the third period during Sunday’s game, Alex Galchenyuk hobbled to the bench and did not return for the rest of the game. [SN]/
  • The Habs spunky forward, Brendan Gallagher, discusses the best and worst thing about being an NHLr and the bizarre squirrel hat. [The Hockey News]
  • The Canadiens are in search of solutions to help make their road record as impressive as their record at home. [La Presse]
  • The IceCaps leading goal scorer, Nikita Scherbak, took being benched for the first period during Wednesday’s game like a man. [The Telegram]
  • With just one goal so far for the 2016-17 campaign, Tomas Plekanec is a key player who could find themselves with an unfamiliar low scoring percentage. [The Hockey News]
  • The Canadiens PDO has consistently been above average so far this season, but it’s no longer at an unrealistic level./

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • The Pittsburgh Penguins had their big 25th anniversary reunion, but Jaromir Jagr had more important things to do on a Saturday night. [NHL]
  • As we hit the quarter mark of  the NHL season, who are the Stanley Cup favorites for each division? [FanRagSports]
  • After receiving a slash that fractured his finger, Johnny Gaudreau was suppose to be out of commission for six weeks. Just 10 games and a surgery later, he’s back in action with the help of some fancy new gloves. [The Hockey News]
  • After blocking a shot by Tyler Seguin, Colorado Avalanche defenseman, Erik Johnson will miss the next six-to-eight weeks due to fracturing his fibula. [Yahoo Sports]/

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