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Galchenyuk will make his Wild debut on Tuesday.

Galchenyuk was acquired from the Penguins on Monday night and will slot in for Jason Zucker in his debut. Galchenyuk, who is now with his fourth team in less than two years, had 17 points (5G / 12A) in 45 games with the Penguins this season. He'll skate with Luke Kunin and Mats Zuccarello at even strength and could see time on the second power-play unit.

Source: Sarah McLellan 02/11/20, 12:09 pm EST

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The Wild have acquired Alex Galchenyuk, Calen Addison and a 2020 first-round pick from the Penguins for Jason Zucker.

Galchenyuk’s career has completely crumbled into pieces. After posting 50-plus points in two of his last three seasons with Montreal, Galchenyuk has been traded three times in two seasons and has just 58 points (24G / 34A) in his last 117 games, including 17 points (5G / 12A) in 45 games this year. He will likely fill a similar bottom-6 role in Minnesota. Galchenyuk will be an unrestricted free agent at the end of 2020.

Source: Bob McKenzie 02/10/20, 8:44 pm EST

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The Penguins have activated Alex Galchenyuk (lower-body) from IR.

Galchenyuk is officially listed as a game-time decision but being activated from IR is a clear sign that he's back tonight. Galchenyuk is expected to skate on the second line with Nick Bjugstad and Patric Hornqvist and returns with two assists in three games this season.

Source: @penguins 10/29/19, 4:20 pm EST

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Galchenyuk is day-to-day with an undisclosed injury.

Galchenyuk was missing from Wednesday’s practice, putting his status for Thursday’s game in question. Head coach Mike Sullivan said that Galchenyuk aggravated a prior ailment. If he misses Thursday’s game, the Penguins will likely be without four of their top-9 forwards (Galchenyuk, Evgeni Malkin, Patric Hornqvist and Nick Bjugstad).

Source: Seth Rorabaugh 10/9/19, 2:33 pm EST

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Galchenyuk (lower-body) practiced on Wednesday; will be a game-time decision on Thursday.

As expected, Galchenyuk was back on the ice for Wednesday’s practice, skating on the second line with Evgeni Malkin and Brandon Tanev. Head coach Mike Sullivan called Galchenyuk a “game-time decision” but all signs point towards him making his Penguins debut in the top-6 and on the second power-play unit.

Source: @PensInsideScoop 10/2/19, 1:01 pm EST

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Galchenyuk (lower-body) is expected to play in the season opener.

Galchenyuk is officially listed as day-to-day but GM Jim Rutherford said the Penguins are confident that Galchenyuk will be able to play Thursday. The 25-year-old is coming off of a disappointing season in Arizona but is expected to skate alongside Evgeni Malkin, which makes him an excellent bounce-back/post-hype candidate.

Source: Dave Molinari 10/1/19, 1:02 pm EST

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The Penguins have acquired Alex Galchenyuk and Pierre-Olivier Joseph from the Coyotes for Phil Kessel, Dane Birks and a 2020 fourth-round pick.

Galchenyuk has been traded for the second time in two summers. The 25-year-old was hurt to start the 2018-19 season but finished the year with 19 goals and 22 assists (41 points) in 72 games with Arizona. Surprisingly, Galchenyuk’s minutes dropped with the Coyotes but he could easily replace Kessel in the Penguins’ top-6 and land on a line with Evgeni Malkin, which could revitalize his young career.

Source: Pittsburgh Penguins 06/30/19, 12:07 am EST

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Galchenyuk (undisclosed) will be a game-time decision on Thursday.

Galchenyuk missed Tuesday’s game in Boston and remains questionable for Thursday’s game in Buffalo. Galchenyuk has not been great through 21 games in Arizona, picking up just 11 points (3G / 8A). Galchenyuk’s 45.8 CorsiFor% and -2.1 CF% rel doesn’t lend a lot of hope that things are going to get much better in the near future.

Source: Craig Morgan 12/13/18, 12:22 pm EST

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Galchenyuk (lower-body) will be a game-time decision on Tuesday.

Galchenyuk skated on the top-line in Coyotes’ practice on Monday and it looks as if he will make his Arizona debut tomorrow. The Coyotes top line could make some noise with the 24-year-old skating alongside Clayton Keller and former first-rounder Lawson Crouse. Galchenyuk had 19 goals and 32 assists (51 points) in 82 games with the Canadiens last season.

Source: Dave Vest 10/22/18, 3:09 pm EST

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Galchenyuk (lower-body) returned to the ice on Monday.

For the first time since suffering a lower-body injury in the preseason, Galchenyuk took to the ice in a non-contact jersey. The yougn centre was acquired from the Canadiens this offseason but his Coyotes debut was put on hold. This is the first step in Galchenyuk’s recovery and his return will be imminent once he shed that non-contact sweater.

Source: Richard Morin 10/15/18, 1:04 pm EST

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