Peca will draw back into the Canadiens lineup on Thursday.
Peca was a healthy scratch for the last three games but will replace Nicolas Deslauriers tonight. Peca has one goal and six assists (seven points) in 22 games this season.
Deslauriers is expected to be a healthy scratch on Thursday.
Deslauriers has just two points in 24 games this season, averaging just 10:12 TOI/gm. Deslauriers will be replaced by Matthew Peca.
Price will start Thursday vs. the Hurricanes.
Price stopped all nine shots that he faced after replacing Antti Niemi in Minnesota on Tuesday. Price has played very well as of late, winning three in a row while allowing just six goals on 90 shots (.933 SV%). In his first start against the Hurricanes, Price allowed two goals on 22 shots in a 2-1 loss.
Reilly is expected to be back in the Canadiens lineup on Thursday.
Reilly was a healthy scratch in Minnesota on Tuesday but is expected to replace David Schlemko on Thursday. Reilly has six points (2G / 4A) in 25 games this season.
Schlemko is expected to be a healthy scratch on Thursday.
Schlemko has been held pointless in his last five games and was a minus-1 in 18:35 TOI in Minnesota on Tuesday. The Canadiens were blown out so they will make some changes tonight vs. the Hurricanes. Mike Reilly is expected to replace Schlemko on the blueline.
Niemi will start Tuesday in Minnesota.
Niemi surrendered three goals on 40 shots in the Canadiens loss in Buffalo on November 23rd. Niemi has given up at least three goals in each of his seven games this season, totalling a 3.61 GAA and .893 SV%. Despite rough numbers, he has a good matchup against a Wild team that has lost seven of their last 10 games while averaging just 2.50 goals per game.
Price will start Sunday in Chicago.
Ouellet has cleared waivers and been assigned to Laval (AHL).
With the Canadiens getting healthy, Ouellet was waived on Friday. The 25-year-old had three assists in 19 games with the Habs earlier this season but will head to the AHL for the first time since 2016.
Source: Eric Engels 12/8/18, 1:01 pm EST
Price will start Thursday in Ottawa.
Price made 28 saves on 30 shots in the Canadiens win over the Senators on Tuesday. Price has been a little better in his last four starts, going 2-2-0 with a 2.31 GAA and .913 SV%. It hasn’t been a great season for Price but he gets the Senators again tonight, making him a candidate for his 10th win of the season. Ottawa has been involved in a lot of high-scoring games, so Price could do some damage to your splits tonight.
Price will start Tuesday vs. the Senators.
Price surrendered three goals on 29 shots in the Canadiens loss to the Sharks on Sunday. Price started on back-to-back nights after ending a four-game slide with a win on Saturday. Dating back to the start of November, Price is 39th among qualified starters in GAA (3.61) and 38th in SV% (.888).
Source: Stu Cowan 12/4/18, 1:48 pm EST
Price will start Sunday vs. the Sharks.
Price will start Saturday vs. the Rangers.
Price allowed two goals on 22 shots in the Canadiens loss to the Hurricanes on Tuesday. Price has lost four consecutive game while allowing a combined 15 goals on 119 shots (.874 SV%). The 31-year-old has gone 3-5-2 with a 3.41 GAA and .882 SV% in 10 starts on home-ice.
Source: Stu Cowan 12/1/18, 5:42 pm EST
The Canadiens have assigned Victor Mete to Laval (AHL).
Mete has just four assists in 23 games this season and heads to Laval to clear a roster spot for Paul Byron to come off of IR. Mete will get an opportunity to play huge minutes in Laval but will likely return to Montreal in the near future.
Byron (lower-body) is expected to be back on Saturday.
Byron has been out since October 30th but took line rushes on Thursday morning and will likely make his return to the lineup on Saturday. To make room for Byron, Victor Mete was sent to Laval (AHL).
Weber has been activated from IR and will make his season debut on Tuesday.
Weber missed the first 24 games of the season but will make his debut vs. the Hurricanes on Tuesday. Weber will be back on the top pair and top power-play unit, which gives him immediate fantasy value. Weber is now 33-years-old but still owns a huge point shot. He had six goals and 16 points in 26 games last season, showcasing he can still be a double-digit goal-scorer with 20-plus assists if he stays healthy this season.
Price will start Tuesday vs. the Hurricanes.
Price allowed three goals on 35 shots in the Canadiens loss to the Bruins on Saturday. Price has lost three straight games, giving up a combined 13 goals on 97 shots (.866 SV%). Price has had an up-and-down season, culminating in a 3.17 GAA and .897 SV% in 17 starts. Tonight the Hurricanes are in town, leading the NHL in shots per game (39.9) but 28th in the goals for (2.70 GF/pg).
Source: Stu Cowan 11/27/18, 3:02 pm EST
Alzner has cleared waivers and been assigned to Laval (AHL).
Alzner was the casualty of Shea Weber’s return to the Canadiens lineup and was placed on waivers on Monday. With a massive contract, it’s no surprise that Alzner cleared waivers. It will take a number of injuries to the Canadiens blueline for Alzner to make his way back to the NHL.
Peca will be a healthy scratch on Saturday.
Hudon will draw back into the Canadiens lineup on Saturday.
Price will start Saturday vs. the Bruins.
Price allowed five goals on 28 shots in the Canadiens loss in New Jersey on Wednesday. Price was given last night off, so he’ll start Saturday vs. the Bruins. In his first start against Boston, Price stopped all 33 shots that he faced in a 3-0 shutout win on October 27th.