Sunday Habs Headlines: Canadiens showing early glimpse of promising future

In today’s links, getting excited about the Canadiens, Max Domi’s stellar play at centre, Brendan Gallagher’s net-front presence, and figuring out what is off with Blake Wheeler.

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Despite a loss last night, the Canadiens are still offering up a mix of speed and skill, and that should have fans excited about the future. [TSN]
  • Max Domi has become a legitimate threat down the middle on the Montreal Canadiens’ second line. [Sportsnet]
  • Domi will also be raising funds in honour of a special friend, who lost their battle with cancer. [NHL]
  • Opposing defencemen have come to the grudging realization that when Brendan Gallagher is on the ice, it will be nearly impossible to keep him out of their crease. [The Athletic]
  • Actor Jay Baruchel explores his love for his favourite hockey club. [Facebook]/

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The Winnipeg Jets need to insulate Blake Wheeler during five-on-five play. [Arctic Ice Hockey]
  • Evgeni Malkin’s dominance has gone unnoticed in Sidney Crosby’s shadow. [Sportsnet]
  • This season hasn’t gone quite as they had hoped it would for the Las Vegas Golden Knights, but is it really time for their fans to panic? [Knights On Ice]
  • The Nashville Predators inked goaltender Pekka Rinne to a two-year contract extension. [Tennessean]
  • Mike Weaver is lending his support to a very worthy cause. [Movember Foundation]/

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