Friday Habs Headlines: What are the Canadiens willing to give up at the Trade Deadline?

In today’s links, looking at the Habs’ needs and what they’re willing to give up to address them, Noah Juulsen’s injury may be more severe than originally thought, and problems surround the Columbus Blue Jackets on and off the ice.

Montreal Canadiens news and notes:

  • The Habs’ needs (a partner for Shea Weber and something to aid the power play) are clear, but what is the price that they’re willing to offer? [TSN]
  • Who is the ideal partner for Weber? [RDS]
  • The Habs are neither confirming nor denying that Noah Juulsen’s injury could be career-threatening. [Sportsnet]/
  • The Canadiens receive an A- for their season to this point. [ESPN]
  • Andrew Shaw returned to practice for the first time in 2019 on Thursday. [RDS]
  • This extended layoff will mean a more compressed schedule when the Canadiens resume play. [RDS]
  • Marc Dumont answers questions from fans regarding the state of the Canadiens. Why does that name sound familiar? [The Athletic]
  • Alexander Romanov has his first professional goal./

Around the league and elsewhere:

  • What happens inside a locker room after roster changes, and how much does playing on their off-side affect defencemen? [The Athletic]
  • Jarmo Kekalainen won’t just be a seller, even with the Sergei Bobrovsky and Artemi Panarin situations swirling around Columbus. [The Athletic]
  • The Blue Jackets’ troubles extend to on-ice performance as well. [ProHockeyTalk]
  • Antoine Vermette has announced his retirement. [RDS]
  • Kendall Coyne Schofield says that she wishes her first appearance on TV as an analyst “went differently.” [ESPN]
  • What did last year’s trade deadline tell us about the market value of first-round draft picks? [Sportsnet]
  • Ryan Suzuki is hoping to follow in brother Nick’s footsteps. [EP Rinkside]/

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