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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes
- Mike Matheson is quickly establishing himself as a key piece to the Canadiens both on and off the ice. [The Hockey Writers]
- Canadiens who are likely to move on from the rebuild. [Montreal Gazette]
- Benched for 60 minutes after missing the team meeting by two minutes, Jonathan Drouin accepts the punishment without complaining. [Journal de Montreal]
- Not every Habs prospect will pan out. [TSN 690]
- But the rookies have been the biggest positive of this season. [TSN 690]
- Matheson and Jake Allen play a game of Him or Me./
— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) March 19, 2023
Around the League and Elsewhere
- Drew Doughty of the LA Kings talks about the worst part of hockey, chirping, how his game has developed over the years, and more. [Sportsnet]
- The NHL Pride events are turning into a game of whack-a-mole as the league tries to be on every side. [The Globe and Mail]
- Nine times the ‘loser point’ skewed the standings and gave a team a playoff spot they didn’t earn. [The Hockey News]
- Do the Ottawa Senators still have a chance to make a late-season push to the playoffs? [TSN] /