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Armia (knee) will be back in the Canadiens lineup on Thursday.

Armia has missed the last 26 games with a knee injury but will play Thursday for the first time since November 6th. Armia will skate on a line with Jesperi Kotkaniemi and Artturi Lehkonen and has three goals and four assists (seven points) in 15 games this season.

Source: Stu Cowan 01/3/19, 12:49 pm EST

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Armia (lower-body) is not expected to play on Thursday.

Armia was forced to leave Tuesday’s game in New York and was not on the ice for Thursday’s morning skate. Armia will come out of the lineup vs. the Sabres, which means Tomas Tatar will play on the top power-play unit and Kenny Agostino was called-up to play on the third line and second power-play.

Source: John Lu 11/8/18, 11:19 am EST

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The Canadiens have acquired Joel Armia, Steve Mason, a 2019 seventh-round pick and a 2020 fourth round pick from the Jets for Simon Bourque.

Armia was the No.16 overall pick in 2011 and is coming off of his best season in the NHL. The 25-year-old had 12 goals and 17 assists (29 points) in 79 games with the Jets. The big-winger will fill out a role in the Canadiens’ bottom-6.

Source: @CanadiensMTL 06/30/18, 9:47 am EST

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The Jets have placed Joel Armia (undisclosed) on injured reserve.

Armia is set to miss is third straight game on Tuesday and is expected to be out for an extended period of time, so the Jets moved him to IR to create a roster spot to activate Tyler Myers from IR and added Jacob Trouba to the active roster after signing him on Monday.

Source: Ken Wiebe 11/8/16, 10:06 am EST

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Armia (lower-body) left Thursday’s game; questionable for Friday’s game in Detroit.

Armia left Thursday’s game after playing 13:21 and did not return. There is no word whether or not Armia will be in the lineup on Friday—head coach Paul Maurice will not address the media until around 5 p.m. ET—Armia’s status will not be known until then.

Source: @NHLJets 11/4/16, 8:38 am EST

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The Jets signed Joel Armia to a two-year deal worth $1.85 million ($925K AAV) on July 14th.

Armia, 23, split his 2015-16 season between the AHL and NHL. He appeared in 43 games with the Jets, collecting 10 points (4G / 6A). In his time with Manitoba, Armia picked up eight points (3G / 5A) in 18 games. He will likely play his first full NHL season in 2016-17.

Source: Sara Orlesky 07/20/16, 7:39 am EST

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Armia (lower-body) will not play on Tuesday; expected to return on Thursday.

Armia will miss his eighth straight game with a lower-body injury, but is expected to play on Thursday. With Marko Dano playing, don't expect Armia to re-claimg his spot in the Jets’ top-6. He has four goals and four assists (eight points) in 34 games this season.

Source: Ed Tait 03/22/16, 7:39 am EST

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