Alex Galchenyuk News
Galchenyuk has been promoted to the Canadiens' top line in Los Angeles.
Galchenyuk missed Friday’s practice with flu-like symptoms.
Galchenyuk’s 2017-18 season has not started the way his fantasy owners would have hoped. After spending the first few games on the second line, Galchenyuk was recently moved to the fourth line and now he’s missing practice with an illness, clouding his status for Saturday’s game vs. the Maple Leafs.
The Canadiens signed Alex Galchenyuk to a three-year extension worth $14.7M ($4.9M AAV).
Galchenyuk (knee) will return to the Canadiens' lineup on Thursday.
Galchenyuk has missed the last three games with a knee injury, but will return to the Canadiens’ lineup on Thursday. After returning from his previous knee injury, Galchenyuk registered two goals and two assist in five games before getting hurt again. Galchenyuk skated David Desharnais and Andrew Shaw on Wednesday.
Galchenyuk (knee) will not play on Thursday.
Galchenyuk will miss his second straight game after he re-aggravated a knee injury vs. the Sabres on Saturday. Monitor Galchenyuk’s status when the Canadiens return from the All-Star break.
Galchenyuk (knee) will not play on Tuesday.
Galchenyuk previously missed 18 games with a knee injury and has reportedly re-aggravated it and will not play on Tuesday. The injury is believed to have occurred on Saturday vs. the Sabres and the Canadiens are calling it a “minor injury” to the same knee. Head coach Michel Therrien added that Galchenyuk did not come back too soon and is day-to-day.
Galchenyuk (knee) will return to the Canadiens' lineup on Saturday.
Galchenyuk (knee) will not play on Monday.
Galchenyuk continues to skate with the Canadiens, but is not quite ready to play tonight vs. the Capitals. The Canadiens reiterated that Galchenyuk is “close,” so monitor his status leading up to Wednesday’s game in Winnipeg.
Galchenyuk will miss 6-8 weeks with a knee injury.
Galchenyuk missed Tuesday’s game with a knee injury and after further evaluation in Montreal the Canadiens announced that Galchenyuk would miss at least six weeks. This is a tough break because the Habs will also be without David Desharnais for 6-8 weeks.
Galchenyuk is out indefinitely with a lower-body injury.
Galchenyuk was hurt during Sunday’s shootout win in Los Angeles, but traveled to St. Louis with the team. After undergoing some testing in St. Louis, Galchenyuk will return to Montreal to undergo further testing. Expect a more definitive timetable to be revealed later this week. In the meantime, Andrew Shaw will likely shift to centre for Tuesday’s game.
Galchenyuk (lower-body) took part in the morning skate and is expected to play on Tuesday.
Galchenyuk came into Tuesday as questionable, but he will be in the lineup tonight vs. the Stars. Galchenyuk comes in on a hot streak, picking up seven goals in his last six games. Look for Galchenyuk to centre the top line with Max Pacioretty and Sven Andrighetto on his wings.
Galchenyuk is questionable for Tuesday’s game due to an lower-body injury.
The Canadiens have signed Alex Galchenyuk to a two-year, $5.6M ($2.8M AAV) contract extension.
Galchenyuk (illness) returned to Canadiens practice on Monday.
Galchenyuk has missed the last two games with the flu, but it appears to have run its course and he should be back in the lineup on Tuesday in St. Louis. Galchenyuk has 36 points (16G / 20A) in 57 games this season.