Monday Habs Headlines: Max Pacioretty describes the many postive effects Alexander Radulov is having on the team

Here are your daily links including, the Radulov Effect, baby Price joins the holiday festivities, and the NHL still not protecting its star players.

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Max Pacioretty attempts to put into words the positive impact that Alexander Radulov has had on the team, and on how the Russian is helping the captain play a more creative style. [Twitter]
  • Radulov spent some time with fans at MVP Signature Sports. [RDS]
  • The NHL doesn’t seem to be interested in protecting its star players, and they’re starting to take it into their own hands. Just ask Carey Price. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Baby Liv Anniston Price joined her parents on the ice during the Canadiens’ Christmas party:/
  • In the latest episode of The Duel, Phillip Danault and David Desharnais work on their mash-up skills in Face Morphs. [YouTube]
  • Mikhail Sergachev notched his first goal with the Windsor Spitfires this season!/
  • You can hear Sergachev’s thoughts on the goal. [Twitter]
  • EOTP’s Andrew Zadarnowski joined Habs Breakfast to discuss Alexei Emelin’s hit on Joe Colborne, Michael McCarron’s progress, and more. [TSN690]
  • Emelin’s controversial hit was clean, but unnecessary, and there’s a reason why Emelin didn’t follow it up with a fight. [Sportsnet]
  • Watch the highlight of Caroline Ouellette recording her 300th CWHL point. The Les Canadiennes star became the first woman to ever achieve that milestone. [YouTube]
  • Ouellete has never earned a salary while enjoying her illustrious carrer, but as the game gradually grows bigger, even drawing decent crowds in NHL arenas, that transition ot a true professional sport is not far off. [New York Times]/

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Long Island, NY is starting to put itself on the map after producing several first-round NHL draft picks. [Sports Illustrated]
  • The chemistry between Carolina Hurricanes players Jaccob Slavin and Brett Pesce will soon make the defensive pairing household names. [Canes Country]
  • The hockey presence in Arizona is growing thanks to the Coyotes and the initiatives to get more kids involved. [NHL]
  • Both Mark Borowiecki of the Ottawa Senators, and Dallas Stars Jamie Oleksiak received their first NHL suspensions after throwing some bad hits. [The Hockey News]/

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