Monday Habs Headlines: Jonathan Drouin forced to raise his game thanks to stubborn wingers

Drouin forced to raise his game and effort, Domi leads in assists, Danault making his mark, the Ducks fire their bench boss, and more in today’s links.

Montreal Canadiens New and Notes

  • By flogging Jonathan Drouin with two stubborn workers (aka Phillip Danault and Brendan Gallagher), he’s forced to raise his game and provide an extra effort. [RDS]
  • Drouin may be the one that has caught everyone’s attention since returning from the 10-day break, but Danault is progressing right behind him. [La Presse]
  • Max Domi just keeps on making one pretty pass after another and now leads the Canadiens with 32 assists so far this season. [NHL]
  • Three points out of four, against Toronto and Winnipeg, is a sign that people should start taking the Canadiens seriously. [La Presse]
  • Shea Weber unleashed a booming slap shot from the point that catches the glass, giving fans quite a startle. [NHL]
  • If Saturday’s game between the Canadiens and the Maple Leafs was a preview of the playoffs, we can look forward to some entertaining hockey in April. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Gallagher and Artturi Lehkonen take on Tomas Tatar in a game of EA Sports NHL 19./

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • In the midst of a seven-game losing streak, the Anaheim Ducks give Randy Carlyle his walking papers. [TSN]
  • Rookie goalies Carter Hart and Jordan Binnington continue to play a major role to help the Philadelphia Flyers and St. Louis Blues get back into the Stanley Cup Playoff race. [NHL]
  • He fought on the ice. He fought for his sobriety. Now Brian McGrattan is fighting for the health and safety of players on the Calgary Flames and across the NHL. [Sportsnet]
  • Panago pizza employee makes bold prediction: /

Top of comments section | Top of article | Homepage