Saturday Habs Headlines: Put aside any worries you had about Carey Price and Alex Radulov

In today’s links, things are going very well for new and returning players, Hudon is not happy about his demotion, but is still plugging away in the AHL, and more.

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • As the win streak went to six games on Thursday night, it became apparent that Carey Price is back to his usual self. [National Post]
  • You can also rest assured that Alex Radulov has brought all of the good that was advertised about his play, and none of the bad that some observers anticipated. [ESPN]
  • The Canadiens faced their most difficult of the new season versus the Lightning, and they scraped out a passing grade. [Sportsnet]
  • If you missed it yesterday, the Habs made the decision to return waiver-exempt forward Daniel Carr to the AHL after he was a healthy scratch for several games in a row. [EOTP]
  • Charles Hudon wasn’t happy with his demotion to the minors during training camp, but hasn’t let it affect his play on the ice in St. John’s. [TVA Sports (French)]
  • After Carr, the Canadiens also may have to decide what to do with another young player not getting into any game action lately: first-round selection Mikhail Sergachev. []
  • The Brampton Beast welcomed Zachary Fucale to the fold, though the goaltender did not get the start for the team in last night’s game. []
  • Noah Juulsen has been selected as the captain of the WHL team that will participate in the Canada-Russia Series. [WHL]
  • Les Canadiennes rookie forward Sarah Lefort is living up to her status as a first-round draft selection. [The Ice Garden]
  • Her upper-body strength may have something to do with that:/
  • The team put together a promotional video, as they begin a new campaign looking for redemption after a loss in last season’s Clarkson Cup Final. [YouTube]/

Around the league and elsewhere

  • For the first time since their run of last-place finishes/first-overall selections began, the Oilers finally look to have quality talent at all key positions. []
  • Tyler Seguin and Mark Scheifele both prefer to be the last player off the ice after pre-game warmups, and they were at an impasse on Thursday night. They decided to settle it using their fists. [Sportsnet]
  • The New York Islanders blog got a few words with John Tavares, and found him to be just as great of an ambassador off the ice as he is a superstart on it. [Lighthouse Hockey]
  • After a long battle between the Arizona Coyotes and the city of Glendale, there is an effort to move the team to a new location. That project isn’t going any more smoothly, however. [Five For Howling]/

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