Monday Habs Headlines: Canadiens players let loose for some Halloween fun

Here are your daily links including the Habs’ Halloween spirit, Sergachev’s possible demotion, and John Scott dons a Habs jersey once again

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Carey Price replaces his goalie mask for a top hat for a night:/

Halloween Party tonight 💃🏼👻 #dayofthedead #halloweenmakeup #halloween2016 Makeup by @ekaterinaulyanoff

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  • The Russian contingent was all dressed up for the team Halloween party, as well. [Instagram]
  • One member of that group may be seeing his time with the team coming to an end for now. After being a healthy scratch for the fifth game in a row, Mikhail Sergachev is close to being sent back down to the Windsor Spitfires, and the Habs may be searching for a top-four defenceman to bring into the fold. [SN]
  • The Toronto Maple Leafs, who faced their 11th consecutive loss to the Canadiens on Saturday, were left in awe of Carey Price. [Journal de Montreal]
  • While in Newfoundland for the St. John’s IceCaps home opener, Guy Lafleur talked candidly about the big surprise summer swap of P.K Subban and Shea Weber. [The Telegram]
  • Daniel Carr is glad for the chance to be playing hockey again, even if that means he has to do so in the AHL rather than the NHL at the moment. [The Telegram]
  • John Scott is also happy to be playing hockey, and doesn’t mind that he’s not getting paid to play anymore. [The Telegram]
  • And that trade seems to be working out just fine for the Canadiens so far as the presence of the “Man Mountain” continues to help make some players perform even better. [The Star]
  • The IceCaps took a breather in the midst of their six-game homestead to enjoy a little Halloween dress up: /

Don Pablo and his amigos 💯🤘🏽

A photo posted by Jacob de la Rose 🙈 (@delarosejacob) on

  • Marie-Philip Poulin will be displaying her skills as Team Canada’s captain during the 4 Nations Cup beginning on November 1. [Twitter]
  • Andrew Shaw and Alexander Radulov face off in The Duel: Lawn Darts edition. [Youtube]
  • After four wins in six days, Michel Therrien takes note of all players and their contributions. [Journal de Montreal]/

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • After officially hanging up his hockey skates, John Scott took part in the alumni game in Newfoundland on Saturday to a roaring ovation. What else is the full-time father up to these days? [CBC]
  • Stocks plummet as Performance Sports Group, maker of Bauer hockey equipment, is expected to file for bankruptcy on Monday. [NYPost]
  • And that means several NHL players, including Alex Ovechkin and Jonathan Toews, are about to lose their endorsement deals. [TSN]
  • After a brief leave of absence from the Ottawa Senators to be with his wife, who has been diagnosed with cancer, Craig Anderson rejoins the team thanks to his wife’s encouragement. [National Post]
  • Detroit Red Wings forward, Steve Ott, has been fined the maximum allowed for spearing Zdeno Chara during Saturday night’s matchup. [NHL]
  • Refereeing since the age of 14, one openly gay ref is still climbing the ranks, continuing his journey into the ECHL. [Hockey News]
  • In his first game back since his wife, Nicholle, was diagnosed with cancer, Craig Anderson recorded a shutout in Edmonton. He had a very emotional curtain call when he came out after the game as the first star./

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