Monday Habs Headlines: Over-reliance on Carey Price backfires again

Here are your daily links including the Habs reliance on Price, Galchenyuk damaged goods, what’s next for the Habs, and more

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • The same old story of over-reliance on Carey Price was a big factor in the Canadiens elimination from round one of the playoffs. [NHL]
  • The Cup is the only thing that matters in Montreal. Marc Bergevin needs to think hard about his team’s performance in the playoffs and changes need to be made. [CTV]
  • Andrew Zadarnowski joins Habs Breakfast for a playoff postmortem chat and discusses if Alex Galchenyuk is damaged goods. [TSN 690]
  • There is no one particular player to blame for the Habs early exit from the playoffs, it boils down to their flawed foundation. [TSN]
  • Losing to the New York Rangers was a bitter disappointment, so what’s next for the Canadiens? [CBC]
  • Even though the Habs played with heart, their lack of offense was a big reason for their undoing. [Sportsnet]
  • There’s still talk, almost one year after the infamous Weber-Subban trade, as Subban heads to the second round while Weber heads home. [NHL]
  • Zach Fucale and his Brampton Beast teammates won’t let a broken-down bus keep them from a game! /

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Senators’ captain, Erik Karlsson was playing with two hairline fractures during the series against Boston Bruins. [NBC]
  • Eric Staal, of the Minnesota Wild, has been diagnosed with a concussion after a scary collision with the boards during Saturdays game. [Sportsnet]
  • The L.A Kings are ready for a new start after promoting associated head coach and AHL Hall of Famer, John Stevens, to new head coach. [Yahoo Sports]
  • During a Game Four of the ECHL playoffs, a line brawl broke out between the Orlando Solar Bears and Florida Everblades. Even the goalies got in on the fun. [Yahoo Sports]
  • Finland's Kristian Vesalaine was named MVP of the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship. /

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