Sunday Habs Headlines: Once a weakness, the centre position is becoming a strength

In today’s links, how the Canadiens have addressed the hole down the middle, Price is now only trailing Plante and the problem in Boston’s net.

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • The Canadiens might have finally figured out a solution to their ‘lack of a number one centre’ problem. [Le Journal De Montreal]
  • Is Jesperi Kotkaniemi poised to become a star for the Montreal Canadiens? [Boston Globe]
  • Taking ill-timed penalties might have caused Andrew Shaw to end up a healthy scratch. [TSN 690]
  • After passing Patrick Roy, Carey Price only needs to catch Jacques Plante on the all-time wins list. [NHL] /
  • Now this is a thing of beauty:/

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Jaroslav Halak finds himself in the midst of yet another goalie controversy. [TSN 690]
  • What can we learn about the Chicago Blackhawks, just ten games into the season? [Second City Hockey]
  • Analytics based coaching is slowly working its way down to the bantam leagues. [CBC]
  • Guess who Vladimir Tarasenko names as one of the toughest goalies to beat? [St. Louis Game Time]
  • Former NHL president John Ziegler’s legacy lives on. [Sportsnet]
  • This young fan will never forget this moment:/

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