Saturday Habs Headlines: How Brendan Gallagher survives an 82-game season

Here are your daily links including how Gallagher tries to survive a season, Price true to form against Calgary, Shaw’s pre-game ritual, and more

Montreal News and Notes

  • Trying to survive an 82-game NHL season is a challenge for every player and even more so for the 5-foot-9, 184-pound Gallagher who plays with a gritty style. [Montreal Gazette]
  • After feeling a little off for a few games, Carey Price came back with a first-star performance against the Calgary Flames on Thursday night. [Montreal Gazette]
  • The winning goal was a bad one, but at least this time it was in favour of the Canadiens. [La Presse]
  • He’s older and more banged up. Can Andrew Shaw return to the form he showed with the Chicago Blackhawks? [Montreal Gazette]
  • Shaw walks us through his complex pre-game routine. [Twitter]
  • Shea Weber needs to return soon for the sake of special teams, Price, and fan reassurance. [The Hockey Writers]
  • This is, hands down, the best shot of 2018/

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Edmonton Oilers swap Ryan Strome for New York Rangers’ Ryan Spooner. [Edmonton Journal]
  • Skills coach Pavel Barber breaks down the NHL’s top 10 stickhandlers. [Sportsnet]
  • The CWHL announced that Toronto will host both the All-Star Game and the Clarkson Cup Final in January. [The Ice Garden]
  • If William Nylander fails to sign a contract by Dec. 1, he’ll be joining a small group of players, like Sean Bergenheim, who sat out an entire season during a contract impasse. [TSN]
  • Arizona’s Josh Archibald will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Friday for an illegal check to the head against Predators’ Ryan Hartman on Thursday. [NHL]/

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