Friday Habs Headlines: Mark Streit was shocked by being placed on waivers

In today’s links, Mark Streit did not foresee the end of his second Canadiens tenure, the Galchenyuk affair benefits no one, and a look at other struggling Canadian teams.

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Mark Streit was shocked by his demotion. [RDS | TSN]
  • How has Jonathan Drouin’s transition to centre worked out? [RDS]
  • Nothing good came from Mario Tremblay’s baseless comments on Alex Galchenyuk. [The Athletic]
  • An unrecognizable Martin Reway now tries to re-climb the hill. [Athletique]
  • Shea Weber and Charles Hudon have both offered brotherly support to Victor Mete. []
  • Former Canadien Tom Kostopoulos will always have links to Quebec. [RDS]
  • Perhaps the Habs could take a page from the Kings and try out a new coaching approach? [Alexandre Gascon]/

Around the league and elsewhere:

  • Wojtek Wolski, Rene Bourque, Chris Lee, and Ben Scrivens headline your Team Canada roster selection for the Karjala Cup. [Sportsnet]
  • Rookie Logan Brown was surprised to be sent back to the OHL. [TSN]
  • Connor McDavid is preaching calm amidst a sputtering start. [TSN]
  • Travis Yost looks at the lack of bottom-six production on Canadian teams. [TSN]
  • Would the Toronto Maple Leafs be better off with Noah Hanifin instead of Mitch Marner? [Sportsnet]
  • Kelly Hrudey talks about Canadian vs. American markets, handshake lines, and of course, the high stick. [The Athletic]
  • Vancouver Canucks prospect Elias Pettersson notched three goals and two assists as his Växjö Lakers defeated Frölunda 7-3 in SHL action. [Twitter]/

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