Habs Links Checks: January 2, 2012

The Montreal Canadiens are in thirteenth place with 35 points.  After 39 games played the Habs are eight points out of a playoff spot.

The Checking Line:

George Prax discusses the contract handed out to Josh Gorges.

The Media:

The Canadian Press is on top of the fisticuffs at practice.

And TSN has the video evidence.

The Associated Press on the apology by the Habs for hiring a non-french coach.

TSN at the presser for the state of the union by general manager Pierre Gauthier.

Eyes On The Prize with the rumors of Claude Loiselle readying to be the next general manager.

Pat Hickey of the Montreal Gazette wants the best players to be the best.

Mike Boone of the Montreal Gazette on whether Josh Gorges worth the money.

Derek Abma of PostMediaNews on the racial slur incident.

Shahab Khan the Schoolboy