Monday Habs Headlines: Even rivals expect Carey Price to bounce back

Here are your daily links, including Crosby believing Price will return to his usual form, suiting up for batting practice, and the story of Julie Chu and Caroline Ouellette.

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • From one of the best to another, Sidney Crosby is convinced Carey Price will recover from this horrible season. [La Presse | Google Translate]
  • And when you’ve got it, you’ve got it. Watch Price make a save on the bench during his night off. [NHL]
  • The Canadiens took batting practice ahead of the Blue Jays game in Montreal to see who could knock one out of the park. [YouTube]
  • It was 27 years ago when Guy Lafleur scored his 560th — and last— goal. [Journal de Montreal]
  • What exactly are the Habs doing wrong on the penalty kill? In a word: everything. [Montreal Gazette]
  • What should Bergevin’s first move be this summer? [Montreal Gazette]
  • A great feature on how Caroline Ouellette and Julie Chu went from a heated rivalry to a loving relationship. [Sportsnet]
  • Happy Easter from Les Canadiennes! /

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Columbus Blue Jackets defenceman Ian Cole has been fined $5,000 for a dangerous trip against Brandon Sutter of the Vancouver Canucks during Saturday night’s game. [NHL]
  • A look at the Stanley Cup playoff buzz and everything that could impact the playoff picture. [NHL]
  • With a playoff spot secured, Mike Babcock has some decisions to make. [Sportsnet]
  • Alex Ovechkin suited up for his 1000th game on Sunday. Let’s take a look at a few notable moments from the first 999 tilts. [Sportsnet]/

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