Saturday Habs Headlines: Musical chairs — Goaltender edition

Carey Price still out. Al Montoya hurt. Zach Fucale recalled. Charlie Lindgren is hot. In non-goalie news, Alex Galchenyuk is hitting his stride on the top line, Brendan Gallagher answers popular questions, a look at the 2017 class of HHOF inductees.

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Following Carey Price, Al Montoya is now injured, so the Habs have recalled Zach Fucale from the AHL Laval Rocket. [EOTP]
  • It’s a good thing Charlie Lindgren is around and playing well, now that Montreal’s NHL goaltenders are both hurt. [JdM]
  • Charlie Lindgren’s IceCaps mask has people talking, but the netminder is about to don his Habs’ mask, which was hand-delivered by his parents. [La Presse]
  • In case you’ve been living under a rock and don’t know who Charlie Lindgren is, here’s a quick glance into the Habs’ goaltending prospect. [SN]
  • Alex Galchenyuk is finding his rhythm on the first line. Will he be able to earn a stay with Jonathan Drouin? [Montreal Gazette]
  • Matt Larkin goes into the mail bag to answer questions, including whether the Anaheim Ducks could be or should be interested in acquiring Alex Galchenyuk. [THN]
  • Like so many of us, Claude Julien remains bamboozled by the successful challenge that overturned Charles Hudon’s goal against the Wild on Thursday night. [La Presse]
  • Zach Fucale had to get turned around in Plattsburgh to head to Montreal after being recalled to the NHL. /
  • Google’s most asked questions about Brendan Gallagher are about to be answered. Find out what hilarious vehicle Gally owns. [Canadiens]
  • It’s Movember for the Habs too, and many players are decorating their faces with their November cookie-dusters. [Canadiens]/

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Brian Boyle’s first goal since being diagnosed with cancer was an emotional one. [NHL]
  • The Hockey Hall of Fame has welcomed the class of 2017. [TSN]
  • Do you remember Paul Kariya? Remember how good he was? Are you sure? He was really good. [SN]
  • Pat Lafontaine reflects on his days playing with Dave Andreychuk, saying his former teammate deserves his Hall of Fame induction. [NHL]
  • Doug Gilmour reminisces about his days in Kingston, and the importance of hockey to the Ontario city. [SN]
  • In the 4 Nations Cup, Canada is once again set to face Team USA in the finals. [JdM]/

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