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Canadiens Daily: Blue Line Shines For Habs; Harris Learns From Above



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The Montreal Canadiens got some unlikely offence from the blue line Thursday night in a 7-4 win over the New Jersey Devils.

If Martin St. Louis makes you a healthy scratch, it’s not necessarily a bad thing.

That and more in the latest MHN Canadiens Daily:

Montreal Canadiens

Chris Wideman and Kale Clague answered the bell after being healthy scratches for the Montreal Canadiens in a 7-4 win over the New Jersey Devils.

If you’re a healthy scratch under Martin St. Louis right now, it’s not necessarily a bad thing. Montreal Canadiens rookie defenceman Jordan Harris watched from above Thursday night, not because he played poorly in his first two NHL games but so he could learn from those games.

Cole Caufield has been on fire since St. Louis was hired and big thanks to MHN contributor Blake Thorne for this TikTok video that shows the effect the Habs interim bench boss has had on Caufield:


This side-by-side is WILD 🤯Marty St. Louis showing Cole Caufield the fake one-timer and then Cole pulling it off in game 👀 #nhl #hockey #canadiens #montreal #hockeytiktoks

♬ original sound – BR_OpenIce


Country music fan and Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price is ‘On The Road Again’ and even if he didn’t play Thursday and won’t Saturday against the Toronto Maple Leafs, Habs fans should be psyched!



National Hockey Now

BOS: The Boston Bruins will be without David Pastrnak for a second-straight game and could be without defenceman Hampus Lindholm.

Pitt: Sidney Crosby and John Marino did not play in the Pittsburgh Penguins‘ 3-0 loss to the New York Rangers Thursday night.

Wash: Former Montreal Canadiens forward Lars Eller has been switched to the wing for the Washington Capitals.

Detroit: The Detroit Red Wings have plenty of prospects coming; who’s the second-best prospect on defense?

Colorado: The Colorado Avalanche blue line is stacked but someone will be the odd-man out?

Vegas: Why did the Vegas Golden Knights and Pittsburgh Penguins move on from Marc-Andre Fleury?

San Jose: It was the end of an era in San Jose Sharks history Thursday as general manager Doug Wilson stepped down.


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