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Sunday Habs Headlines: Lane Hutson out with an injury

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Lane Hutson missed his game yesterday after getting injured on Friday. [TVA Sports]
  • The special teams remain a problem, but Martin St-Louis stresses that significant progress is being made at five-on-five this season. [La Presse]
  • Juraj Slafkovský says that while a return to the OHL may feel like a step back for Filip Mesar, it will help him in the long run. [TVA Sports]
  • After a difficult season, the Lions de Trois-Rivières have their sights set on winning this year. [Radio-Canada]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The result of a vote on whether to alter the NHL Draft, with scouting teams playing a lesser role in the presentation, is expected on Tuesday. [Sportsnet]
  • The rise of German hockey can be partially explained by a revolution in the nation’s approach to sports science for its athletes. [Radio-Canada]
  • Rasmus Andersson has been suspended for four games for a flying elbow on Patrik Laine. []
  • The Flames plan to appeal. [Sportsnet]
  • The Nashville Predators claimed 2018 first-round pick Liam Foudy off waivers from the Columbus Blue Jackets. [TSN]
  • Goaltending had gotten to a very advanced state, but changes to offensive tactics are still leading to more goals. []