Tuesday Habs Headlines: Brendan Gallagher is staying positive despite tough year

The injured Habs forward spoke to TSN 690 about his year, Canadiens prospects are hot, a weird random fact about Max Pacioretty, and more.

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Brendan Gallagher joined the TSN 690 morning show to talk about his tough year thus far. [TSN 690]
  • Consistency is a good indicator of skill, and it must be said that Max Pacioretty’s scoring pace is very consistent:/
  • Michael McCarron will be fulfilling a dream and playing professional hockey with his brother, who is on a PTO with the St. John’s IceCaps:/
  • Mikhail Sergachev was the second star of the night in the OHL on Sunday after the Habs prospect scored twice and added one assist in a 5-1 win. [OHL]
  • As with any NHL club, the Canadiens currently own the rights to several unsigned prospects. It’s time to start thinking about who needs a contract. [Journal de Montréal]
  • Andrew Shaw and Paul Byron face off in the newest Duel: naming arenas. [Canadiens.com]/

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Shane Doan has been with the Arizona Coyotes franchise since its Winnipeg Jets years, but says if the destination was right, he is open to being traded before the deadline. [The Score]
  • When something goes wrong for more than one player in the same position, it may point to a coaching problem. Is this what’s happening to the Winnipeg Jets’ goalies? [Arctic Ice Hockey]
  • This concept is on the minds of many pundits, in fact, and may have a deeper history wherever Paul Maurice goes. [Sportsnet]
  • One assistant coach who seems to be on a positive track is the Calgary Flames’ Paul Jerrard. [Flames Nation]
  • Former Flames star Håkan Loob announced this will be his last season as a GM for Färjestad. [Szymon Szemberg]/
  • Attention beard-growers: Joe Thornton and Brent Burns are huge fans and will cheer you if you can get your facial fur wild enough. [NHL]
  • The Travelling Jagrs are becoming famous on their own, and the group of jersey- and mullet-wearing fans had an opportunity to meet the legend himself. [Calgary Sun]
  • Photographer Tobi Asmoucha has built an impressive portfolio of pictures of ice rinks, and it helps to appreciate the harshness of Canadian winters. [Globe and Mail]/

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