Tuesday Habs Headlines: Measuring effort levels during practice

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Putting numbers behind every movement a player makes sounds daunting, but one company is making that happen for ten NHL clubs, including the Montreal Canadiens. [La Presse]
  • Max Pacioretty and Alexander Radulov dubbed Phillip Danault “Seven-Eleven”. [JdM]
  • Andrei Markov may miss Tuesday’s game with a lower-body injury. [John Lu]
  • Meanwhile, Sven Andrighetto nears a return to action. [TVA Sports]
  • Carey Price will make the start against the Ducks. [J-F Chaumont]/
  • Shea Weber is more than a man mountain, he’s also got some sweet moves, check out his deke at practice. /
  • Bob McKenzie joins Conor McKenna weighs in on the possibility of John Tavares donning the Bleu-Blanc-Rouge in the near future. [TSN690]
  • The St. Johns IceCaps have spent five years under the same management, so how is the farm team doing under Sylvain Lefebvre? [La Presse]
  • The Canadiens pasted the Senators 7-4 in one of the first games in NHL history, 99 years ago. /
  • It sounds like a lot, but there should be more than six Les Canadiennes players at this year’s All Star Game. [EOTP]/

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • With the NHL celebrating its centennial, it will be taking a look at the top 100 of the last 100. [NHL]
  • While Carey Price won his 250th game this week, Henrik Lundqvist joined Dominic Hasek on the all-time leaderboard. [The Score]
  • Artemi Panarin is having a great week, what with the bobble-bread giveaway and being named the first star of the week in the NHL. [NHL]
  • Zack Smith is heating up... again, and also Jeff Petry gets an honourable mention in the latest Statistically Speaking column. [TSN]
  • The Columbus Blue Jackets have taken many by surprise, and the team’s surge has been helped by the play of Cam Atkinson. [The Score]
  • The Washington Capitals have a very Barry Trotz vibe. [JdM]
  • The parity the NHL has fought to achieve is also the reason behind one of its challenges. [Yahoo! Sports]
  • Vincent Viola, owner of the Florida Panthers, has been nominated by Donald Trump as the Secretary of the Army. [Litter Box Cats]
  • Toronto Maple Leafs fans can relax, Frederik Andersen has bounced back and is more than what they bargained for. [NHL]
  • 2016 is almost done, so get ready for a million top ten lists. Here’s a great one from Puck Daddy, the top ten images of the year. [Puck Daddy]
  • Jordin Tootoo celebrates six years of sobriety. [JdM]
  • There’s lots of NHL history for the Las Vegas Knights to learn from before the join the league, and perhaps they can learn from the defunct Atlanta Flames. [Sportsnet]/

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