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Sunday Habs Headlines: Slump of Cole

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • For Cole Caufield, becoming productive again is about finding new areas of the ice that opponents aren’t expecting him to be. [TVA Sports]
  • “I think about it until midnight, then I move on to the next game,” says Kaiden Guhle about how he deals with poor games like he had on Thursday. [La Presse]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Despite goaltending being the strongest it’s ever been from a technical standpoint, goal totals are steadily rising. Better power-play strategies are one of the main reasons why. [La Presse]
  • Jonas Brodin will miss “significant” time after getting hit from behind. [Sportsnet]
  • Goaltender Joseph Woll is week-to-week with a high-ankle sprain. [TSN]
  • Columbus Blue Jackets captain Boone Jenner with be out six weeks with a broken jaw. [TSN]
  • Disillusioned with the 24/7 nature of coaching a professional team, Marc-André Bergeron feels much more fulfilled in the work-life balance he’s found helming an M18 AAA club in Quebec. [Radio-Canada]
  • Should the NHL follow the IIHF’s example and make neck guards mandatory? [Montreal Gazette]

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