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- Former head therapist Dr. David Mulder revealed that Carey Price’s more serious knee injury was discovered while they operated on the goaltender for his injured meniscus. It turns out there was no cartilage left on his femur, which makes his performance in the 2021-22 playoffs even more impressive. [Canadiens: Carey Price Knee Injury More Serious Than Anticipated]
- The Montreal Canadiens still have three goaltenders on their roster, but the trade offers have not been forthcoming. It will be a challenge for general manager Kent Hughes to trade one of his goaltenders for a reasonably healthy return. The Habs and the Edmonton Oilers briefly discussed a possible Jake Allen trade, but nothing official materialized. [The Habs’ Goaltending Situation In 2023-24]
- Several members of the 1992-93 Stanley Cup Champion Montreal Canadiens were at the Bell Centre for a gala celebrating the 30th anniversary of the last time a Canadian team won a Stanley Cup.
30ieme anniversaire de la Coupe Stanley 1993! 🔵⚪️🔴
30th anniversary of the 1993 Stanley Cup! 🔵⚪️🔴 pic.twitter.com/BP6T3n7ITj
— AnciensCHC (@AnciensCHC) November 10, 2023
- Former Habs defenceman and Norris Trophy Winner P.K. Subban is a big fan of current Habs sniper Cole Caufield.
— P.K. Subban (@PKSubban1) November 10, 2023
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- Was Boston Bruins defenceman Charlie McAvoy’s unsuccessful appeal on his recent four-game suspension another sign that the NHL Department of Player Safety will be coming down harder on headshots? [Boston Bruins]
Nashville Predators head coach Andrew Brunette didn’t pull any punches in his assessment of his team’s performance in a 4-2 loss to the Calgary Flames. [Nashville Predators]
- After years as one of the most-discussed issues — off the ice, anyway — for the Pittsburgh Penguins fan base, it’s finally going to happen. Jaromir Jagr’s No. 68 is going to be retired. It will join the numbers of Michel Briere (No. 21) and Mario Lemieux (No. 66) in the rafters at PPG Paints Arena during a pre-game ceremony on Feb. 18, when the Penguins will face Los Angeles. [Pittsburgh Penguins]
- Goalie Carter Hart and top-line center Sean Couturier, the Philadelphia Flyers’ most important players, traveled with the team to San Jose, where they will start a four-game road trip Tuesday. [Philadelphia Flyers]