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

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: /

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