Thursday Habs Headlines: The dynamic duo of Victor Mete and Noah Juulsen

Here are your daily links, including Domi’s preseason match penalty, Nicolas Deslauriers and fighting, the Habs’ young defencemen, and more.

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Noah Juulsen and Victor Mete plan to bring their buddy act to the big show this season. [La Presse]
  • Max Domi’s regular season debut with the Habs could be in jeopardy if he faces supplemental discipline for his behaviour in Wednesday’s preseason game against the Panthers. [Sportsnet]
  • Continuing injuries (such as Nicolas Deslauriers’ facial fracture) are forcing us to revisit the question of fighting’s place in hockey. [Journal de Montreal]
  • There is still a chance for Michael McCarron to cement his place on the Canadiens’ roster. [Radio-Canada]
  • Pierre McGuire is among those who believe Carey Price is in for a bounce-back year. [TSN]/

Around the league and elsewhere

  • P.K. Subban and others are starting to push the more conservative, unspoken boundaries of NHL fashion. [The Score]
  • The Coyotes’ new power play is looking excellent so far in the preseason, thanks in part to Alex Galchenyuk. [The Athletic]
  • Hockey can take on a different meaning for some players in Oświęcim, Poland. [The Athletic]
  • Many NHL team made big moves over the summer, but more moves could be ahead during the season. [NBC Sports]
  • Wes McCauley’s idea of doing a good job is not being noticed—except when he’s making the highlights with his animated announcements. [AP]
  • NHL officials have training camp in September just like the players, although it usually isn’t covered by the media. [TSN]
  • Jayna Hefford recently stopped by the Hockey Hall of Fame in preparation for the Legends Classic./
  • Not long after participating in the Winter Olympics, South Korean goalie Sojung Shin decided to retire from hockey, but she hopes it won’t be her last winter sport. [The Ice Garden]
  • Although Erik Karlsson could choose to sign a seven-year extension with the San Jose Sharks, he can’t sign for eight years until after the trade deadline. [The Athletic]/

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