Thursday Habs Headlines: Daniel Carr doesn’t play like he’s on the fourth line

Here are your daily links, including the unlikely trio who starred in Vancouver, anticipation for Victor Mete at World Juniors, an analysis of the “Vegas flu,” and more.

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • The Habs’ AHL call-ups on the fourth line are making their presence known, and Daniel Carr is happy with their performance. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Les Canadiennes players are still keeping up with the team while they gear up for the Olympics in Calgary. [The Link]
  • Victor Mete is ready to shine for Canada at World Juniors, but he’s not the only player to watch for at the tournament this year. [TSN (Video)]
  • ICYMI: A hat trick from former Hab Thomas Vanek wasn’t enough for the Canucks against the Canadiens’ seven goals in Vancouver on Tuesday night. [EOTP]
  • Zachary Fucale was reassigned to the Brampton Beast last night, leaving Michael McNiven as the AHL backup. [Laval Rocket]/

Around the league and elsewhere

  • With World Juniors about to get started, all eyes are on Rasmus Dahlin, who is projected to go first overall in the 2018 Draft. [Sportsnet]
  • Meet Andrew Heydt of the Minnesota Wild, one of hockey’s unsung heroes. [The Athletic]
  • The Islanders have finally made it official: they’re getting a new home, and it’s a relief for everyone involved. [31 Thoughts]
  • Already read every list of the NHL’s best jerseys? Check out The Ice Garden’s rankings of women’s hockey uniforms instead. [The Ice Garden]
  • Maybe the Vegas Flu is real, maybe it’s not, but the Golden Knights are making their home games count regardless. [ESPN]
  • It sounds like the NHL is already making more travel plans for next season./
  • P.K. Subban’s new Adidas ad is extremely on-brand. [NHL]
  • Less than three weeks after losing him on waivers to Edmonton, the Capitals reclaimed Nathan Walker. [TSN]
  • Watch Brent Burns chop down a tree in the San Jose Sharks’ 2017 holiday video./

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