Wednesday Habs Headlines: Canadiens looking in the rearview mirror

In today’s links, the losing streak to end the recent road trip has the Habs looking at teams chasing them in the standings, looking back at the Drouin-Sergachev trade, and is there anyone worth obtaining at the trade deadline?

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Three consecutive regulation defeats prior to last night’s win has the Canadiens looking in the rear view mirror. [Journal de Montreal | Google Translate]
  • The Habs are playing with fire, says Jose Theodore. [Journal de Montreal]
  • It’s still too early to pick a winner in the Jonathan Drouin-Mikhail Sergachev deal. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Montreal is the “greatest place to play in the NHL,” says Dale Weise. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Artturi Lehkonen is playing with a heavy stick right now. [La Presse]
  • Antti Niemi is statistically the worst backup netminder in the NHL. [Journal de Montreal]
  • 300 OHL points for Nick Suzuki!/

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Celebrating Black History Month: what being a role model means to P.K. Subban. [Sportsnet]
  • Who was the real Ray Emery? [The Athletic]
  • Who are the best goal scorers available at the Trade Deadline? [Sportsnet]
  • Could a stealth suitor emerge for Matt Duchene? [31 Thoughts]
  • Do left hand-shooting defencemen perform worse on their off side? [The Athletic]
  • Who are the top 12 potential UFA of 2019? [Sportsnet]
  • The New York Islanders’ turnaround can be largely attributed to Barry Trotz. [Sportsnet]
  • Nathan Beaulieu is unhappy with his role on the Buffalo Sabres. [RDS]
  • Looking at the most lopsided deals in NHL Trade Deadline history. [ESPN]
  • For the first time, the Canada Winter Games men’s hockey tournament features a team from Nunavut. [Global News]
  • Weather delays and scheduling conflicts have resulted in the Newfoundland Growlers embarking on a 1,400-kilometre bus trip from South Carolina to Toronto. [The Telegram]
  • The New Jersey Devils harkened back to better days with 90s Night on Tuesday evening./

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