Thursday Habs Headlines: Canadiens have an easier schedule remaining than Senators

Here are your daily links, including the Habs strength of schedule, the team’s scoring woes, and whether Price should start both weekend games.

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • The Habs may hold an advantage over the Ottawa Senators in the Atlantic Division title race when it comes to strength of schedule. [La Presse | Google Translate]
  • This weekend’s back-to-back against Ottawa may present Carey Price with a heavy workload, according to Patrick Lalime. [TVA]
  • Alexei Emelin is taking a lot of  blame for Tuesday’s loss to the Chicago Blackhawks, but Claude Julien refuses to blame him. [La Presse]
  • The Canadiens have looked a lot better lately, but as Bob McKenzie suggests, there are still concerns about the club’s ability to score goals. [TSN 690]
  • Max Pacioretty has certainly overcome any questions about his performance as captain. [RDS]
  • Andrew Shaw puts together his ideal starting formation. []/

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • The U.S. Women’s National Team is threatening to boycott the IIHF World Championship in the wake of wage disputes. [The Ice Garden]
  • Players, both current and former, American and Canadian, have weighed in on an issue that transcends just the one international event in question. [The Ice Garden]
  • With all the talk centring on Auston Matthews and Patrik Laine, it’s easy to forget there’s a pretty good rookie between the pipes in Pittsburgh. [TSN]
  • The Dallas Stars have signed free agent defenceman Gavin Bayreuther, who has played the past four seasons at St. Lawrence University. [SB Nation College Hockey]
  • Meanwhile, Luc Snuggerud has signed with the Chicago Blackhawks. [SBN College Hockey]
  • Scott Wheeler dug deep to find out more information about the CHL’s minimum-wage lawsuit. [Pension Plan Puppets]/

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