Thursday Habs Headlines: Nick Suzuki and Josh Brook will have important roles for Team Canada

Here are your daily links, including Charles Hudon’s future with the team, the annual Christmas road trip, prospect roles at the World Juniors, Carey Price’s numbers, and more.

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Expect Canadiens’ prospects Nick Suzuki and Josh Brook to have important roles with Team Canada at this year’s World Junior Championships. [TSN 690]
  • The Habs are ready for the grind of their annual holiday road trip. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Carey Price’s recent numbers may indicate he’s facing really difficult shots, which is good news for the goalie personally, but also reveals a gap in the Habs’ defence. [TSN 690]
  • Joel Bouchard and Dominique Ducharme reflect on their shared past with Team Canada at World Juniors. [Canadiens]
  • Charles Hudon’s agent has denied rumours that the Habs may be looking to move the forward any time soon. [La Presse]/

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Mainstream media and the leagues themselves need to make a better effort covering and promoting women’s hockey. [Pension Plan Puppets]
  • Dylan Strome has a new chance in Chicago to prove he isn’t a “bust”. [TSN]
  • The Sabres are officially parting ways with Patrik Berglund. [Twitter]
  • Many of the AHL’s young players will be representing their countries at World Juniors. [NHL]
  • Zdeno Chara is back practicing with the Bruins, and he’s not yet cleared for contact, but you wouldn’t know from looking at him./
  • There’s been a lot of talk lately about Toronto’s Cup window... but the real window is the 12 years before the Leafs are removed from the Stanley Cup. [CP24]
  • The Vegas Golden Knights have placed Max Pacioretty on IR. [Knights on Ice]/

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