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MHN Puck Links: Patrick Roy, Carey Price Update, Evander Kane

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The Montreal Canadiens general manager search continues and Habs legend Patrick Roy has been interviewed.

Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price is waiting on a virtual meeting with the Habs, their medical staff, and outside consultants before he puts his return into high gear.

Will any teams take a chance on problem child, Evander Kane now that he has cleared waivers and had his contract terminated by the San Jose Sharks?

That and more in the latest MHN Puck Links:

Montreal Hockey Now

Despite reportedly lukewarm interest from Montreal Canadiens executive vice president of hockey operations Jeff Gorton, the Habs have interviewed former Canadiens hall of famer goaltender Patrick Roy. (MHN)

Speaking of Montreal Canadiens GMs, former Habs GM Marc Bergevin is back working in the NHL after being hired as the new senior advisor to the general manager for the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday. (MHN)

There was a Carey Price update and plenty of Montreal Canadiens roster updates after the Habs returned to the ice for the first time since losing 5-2 to the Panthers in Florida on Jan. 1. (MHN)

National Hockey Now

Our man on Long Island, Stefen Rosner, says that the Islanders should avoid former San Jose Sharks forward, Evander Kane. (NYI Hockey Now)

The Pittsburgh Penguins saw their 10-game win streak snapped on Saturday but now they’re about to get forward Evgeni Malkin back and be healthier than they’ve been all season. (Pittsburgh Hockey Now)

Big props to FOMHN (friend of Montreal Hockey Now) for starting The Pride of Hockey Initiative! (Washington Hockey Now)

McLean's Pub

The Florida Panthers entered Monday as the top team in the Atlantic Division and the Eastern Conference and they’re not going to be shy heading into the March 21 NHL Trade Deadline. (Florida Hockey Now)

So what was former San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane like when he played for the team’s AHL affiliate over the last week? (San Jose Hockey Now)

Our puck scribe in Calgary, Steve Macfarlane wonders if Kane is worth a shot for the Flames? (Calgary Hockey Now)

NHL

Former Montreal Canadiens assistant coach and current New York Rangers head coach has been placed in COVID protocol. (TSN)

The Carolina Hurricanes are so short on goalie depth that they’re trying to sign their 2016 third round pick and current University of Minnesota goalie Jack Lafontaine to an entry-level deal ASAP!

 

So who did Winnipeg Jets interim head coach Dave Lowry draw on for advice when Paul Maurice stepped down as head coach last month? (Sportsnet)

Sooner rather than later, the NHL may have to change course and extend the regular season past its original April 29 end date due to COVID and all the postponements. (Ottawa Sun)

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