Tuesday Habs Headlines: Carey Price should be able to play less

Your daily links, including the Habs’ goaltending depth, Galchenyuk among NHL’s top young players, Hemsky’s hopes for a return to form, the Habs’ star power analyzed and more.

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Carey Price’s long contract and solid backup should allow the Canadiens’ top goalie to play less and rest more. [RDS]
  • Video of the Carey Price workload story. [TSN]
  • In an NHL-wide Top 25 under 25, the Habs’ Alex Galchenyuk just made the list, with the final spot at number 25. [SB Nation]
  • Ales Hemsky believes he can revive his career with the Canadiens. [RDS]
  • Montreal still lacks one elite player, according to Dominik Luszczyszyn. [TSN 690]
  • Ryan Poehling is already at ease being part of the Habs’ franchise. [Canadiens]
  • Andrei Markov remains unsigned. The aging blue-liner could be called the ‘Jaromir Jagr of defence’, though there’s still time for Markov, and Jagr, to sign NHL deals. [JdM]
  • The legendary Toe Blake and the exciting Pavel Bure were the two latest NHL 100 portraits revealed. [NHL PR]/
  • Number 25 in our Top 25 under 25 is Cale Fleury. [EOTP]
  • Montreal still hangs as one of the top contenders to acquire Stéphane Da Costa [Hockey Hebdo]/

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Brian Dumoulin signed a six year contract with the Penguins, avoiding arbitration. [Pensburgh]
  • Auston Watson also signed an extension, getting an extra three years with the Nashville Predators. [OTF]
  • The Ottawa Senators signed Johnny Oduya to a one year deal. [S7S]
  • What should Dallas Stars fans expect of their new look team? [DBD]
  • Jaromir Jagr doesn’t think he’s so bad that he can’t play in the NHL. [TSN]
  • The new Belleville Senators have an announcement coming at noon today. [Belleville Sens]
  • A scubadiver located a missing AHL championship ring. [WHEC News]/

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