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All the latest Habs news, recent Montreal Canadiens stories, and information from around the National Hockey League.

Habs News

  • Sean Monahan is having yet another strong start to the season, which might force the Montreal Canadiens to reconsider their plan moving forward.  [Canadiens Face Conundrum With Future of Sean Monahan]
  • Former Montreal Canadiens centre Tomáš Plekanec recently announced his retirement from professional hockey. As a Hab, he went through several management changes, top-of-the-league and bottom-of-the-league seasons, but he remained one of the most constant and reliable players, year in, and year out. [Au revoir “Pleky” – A Tomáš Plekanec Canadiens Tribute]
  • Forward Kirby Dach underwent successful surgery on his knee, and will now focus on rehab and recovery.

National Hockey Now Network

  • Boston Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy has been suspended four games for his hit to the head of Florida Panthers defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson 9:28 into the third period of the Bruins 3-2 overtime win on Monday night. [Boston Bruins]
  • The Pittsburgh Penguins’ record says they are in denial, that losing six of their first nine games this season is irrefutable evidence of the kind of team they are. The look in their eyes and the firmness in their voices convey a very different message. Players remain adamant that they have performed better than going 3-6 would indicate. That, as Ryan Graves put it succinctly after practice Tuesday, “we just keep finding ways to lose.” [Pittsburgh Penguins]
  • Both the Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Lions did their parts on sports equinox night in the Motor City. Unfortunately, the Detroit Pistons came up short in their bid to make it a clean sweep for local teams.[Detroit Red Wings]
  • Both Cale Makar and Bowen Byram were absent from the last Colorado Avalanche practice. The players are not suffering from long-term injuries, but their current health status is up in the air. [Colorado Avalanche]