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Montreal Canadiens

There was no word in the Las Vegas Police blotter on Sam Montembeault so apparently, the Montreal Canadiens goalie made it out of Vegas after stealing another point for the Habs.

Could the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens actually hook up on the NHL trade market?

Is it time to blow it all up with the Edmonton Oilers?

That and more in the latest MHN Puck Links:

Montreal Canadiens

The Montreal Canadiens almost stole another two points thanks to goalie Sam Montembeault but in the end, Shea Theodore and the Vegas Golden Knights pulled out the 4-3 overtime win. (MHN)

Montenbeault’s sudden lights-out goaltending has come at a good time for the Montreal Canadiens because they found out after the game Thursday, goalie Jake Allen will be out for the next eight weeks. (MHN)

The winds of change will be blowing through the Montreal Canadiens soon but winger Josh Anderson made it clear Thursday that if the Habs want him around for the retool, he’s in for the long haul. (MHN)

Could the Boston Bruins and the Montreal Canadiens pull off their first trade in 21 years before the March 21 NHL Trade Deadline? (MHN)

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Here’s the view of the Habs-Knights game from the Vegas side. (Vegas Hockey Now)

The Boston Bruins beat the Washington Capitals Thursday behind a late goal from Charlie McAvoy but lost wingers Brad Marchand and Anton Blidh in the process. (Boston Hockey Now)

On Friday, Boston Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy once again expressed his frustration that the dirty hit from Capitals forward Garnet Hathaway did not receive supplemental discipline. (Boston Hockey Now)

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While Hathaway’s hit on Marchand was dirty, ironically Tom Wilson’s open-ice hit on Boston Bruins forward Anton Blidh was a clean, textbook hit. (Washington Hockey Now)

The Philadelphia Flyers are also going to be without two of their best players as forwards Joel Farabee and Kevin Hayes will be out for four weeks. (Philly Hockey Now)

What goalies could be moved before the March 21 NHL Trade Deadline? (Pittsburgh Hockey Now)

‘Big-game Bob’ keeps rolling for the Florida Panthers (Florida Hockey Now)

The Detroit Red Wings now have the Smith Brothers. (Detroit Hockey Now)

Should the San Jose Sharks make a push for the playoffs or remain focused on the future? (San Jose Hockey Now)

With Jaro Halak and Thatcher Demko both in COVID protocol, two rookie goalies will be dressing for the Vancouver Canucks against the Florida Panthers. (Vancouver Hockey Now)

Will the Calgary Flames season be decided by April 1? (Calgary Hockey Now)


It may be time to blow it all up in Edmonton. The Oilers are seemingly a lost cause. (Sportsnet)

The TSN Insiders look deeper into the goaltending options for the Oilers. (TSN)

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