Monday Habs Headlines: Canadiens prospects shine in the first half of the season

Here are your daily links including Habs prospects continue to shine in their respective leagues, a new addition will help the Price family ring in the new year, the NHLPA responds to Jim Lites’ comments, and more

Montreal News and Notes

  • Habs prospects continue to shine in the first half of the season in their respective leagues. [NHL]
  • Cayden Primeau, Canada’s top prospect in the goaltending position, will likely have to settle for a reserve role at the World Junior Hockey Championship. [RDS]
  • If you paid to watch the Montreal vs. Tampa game on Saturday, you got your money’s worth. [Sportsnet]
  • Jesperi Kotkaniemi had a team-high five shots and a power-play assist in Saturday’s game. [CBS Sports]
  • Find out who is more superstitious between Les Canadiennes goaltenders — Emerance Maschmeyer or Genevieve Lacasse. [The Ice Garden]
  • Shannon MacAulay and Emma Martin hung out with PEI CG Women’s Hockey. [Twitter]
  • Carey Price and his wife Angela have one more person ringing in the new year with them this year/

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Winnipeg Jets defenceman Dustin Byfuglien will be out for at least four weeks, or until the All-Star Break, if not longer. [Arctic Ice Hockey]
  • The Edmonton Oilers acquired Alexander Petrovic from the Florida Panthers in exchange for Chris Wideman and a conditional third-round pick in the 2019 NHL draft. [TSN]
  • The NHLPA made a statement on Dallas Stars CEO Jim Lites’ comments about Tyler Seguin and Jamie Benn/
  • Canada doubled-up Nurnberg to advance to Spengler Cup final. [Sportsnet]
  • The Chicago Blackhawks will take plenty of momentum into the 2019 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic against the Boston Bruins on New Year’s Day. [NHL] /

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