Tuesday Habs Headlines: Montreal Canadiens given decent odds of a deep playoff run

In today’s headlines, Montreal’s playoff chances, Petry’s strong game, some fun team-building exercises, and more.

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • The Canadiens are set up to go on a deep playoff run, according to one analysis. [MoneyPuck]
  • Jeff Petry cracks the list of the top 23 defenceman in the NHL, based on several statistical factors. [Sportsnet]
  • Director of Player Personnel Martin Lapointe shares his thoughts on the top prospects in the Canadiens organization. [Sportsnet]
  • Jakub Jerabek may have been sent to the AHL, but he’s hoping to return to the NHL level soon. [The Athletic Montreal]
  • The Canadiens players took part in some team-building exercises yesterday. See some of the photos from their various activities. [CanadiensMTL]/
  • The CWHL has expanded this season, with two Chinese teams joining the fold. Les Canadiennes will host one of them, Kunlun Red Star, at the Bell Centre on Remembrance Day/

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Managing Editor Danny Webster of SB Nation’s Vegas Golden Knights site penned his thoughts after the tragedy in Las Vegas. [Knights On Ice]
  • A look at the Frölunda HC team that has become an NHL-player factory, and what to expect from the club’s next prospect: Rasmus Dahlin. [Champions Hockey League]
  • The New York Rangers’ run as one of the top contenders for the Stanley Cup may be coming to an end. [Blueshirt Banter]
  • The Arizona Coyotes’ fortunes are heading in the opposite direction, thanks in large part to quality additions on defence. [Five For Howling]
  • Chosen fourth overall behind a few players who became stars just days into their rookie seasons, Jesse Puljujarvi is yet to make a similar impression, and has been reassigned to the AHL by the Edmonton Oilers. [The Copper & Blue]
  • No stranger to such a situation, Nail Yakupov speaks about his latest fresh start with the Colorado Avalanche. [Mile High Hockey]/

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