Thursday Habs Headlines: Carey Price “really needed” that standing ovation

Here are your daily links, including Price’s gratitude after fan appreciation night, Scherbak joins the injured list, and more.

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • After a rough season for both the team and himself, Carey Price said the standing ovation for his record-breaking game was “really needed”. [TSN]
  • Even though the relationship between the Habs and their fans has been less than perfect, the Bell Centre faithful were supportive of Carey Price (and the team) on Tuesday. [The Athletic]
  • With the Los Angeles Kings clinching a playoff spot, the Canadiens get their own pick back, giving them eight selections in the first four rounds. [CapFriendly]
  • Nikita Scherbak reported concussion symptoms following the game against Winnipeg. He joins this season’s long list of injured Habs. [Canadiens]
  • Montreal has suffered from significant man games lost this season:/
  • On Tuesday night, Brendan Gallagher was honoured as the Molson Cup Player of the Year./

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Even at 41, Boston’s Zdeno Chara works as hard as anyone else on the ice (and probably harder). [Sports Illustrated]
  • Islanders Ryan Pulock and Jordan Eberle will be joining Team Canada for this year’s World Championships. [TSN]
  • Who should win big at the 2017-18 NHL Awards? [The Athletic]
  • Tom Kostopoulos, captain of the WBS Penguins, has announced that he will retire following this season. [AHL]
  • John Tavares hopes free agency will “work out.” [Sportsnet]
  • The names of Stanley Cup champions from 1954-65 will be removed from the trophy this year. [TSN]/

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