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Gallagher (groin) will return to the Canadiens lineup on Saturday.

Gallagher has missed the last 11 games with a groin injury, but will return to the lineup vs. the Panthers. Gallagher skated on the top line with Max Pacioretty and Alex Galchenyuk in Friday’s practice, expect him to be on the top power-play as well. Gallagher has 35 points (18G / 17A) in 49 games this season.

Source: Renaud Lavoie 04/1/16, 7:19 am EST

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Gallagher (hand) has been medically cleared to play in the Winter Classic.

Gallagher has been sidelined since November 22nd after breaking two fingers while blocking a shot. Gallagher had 19 points (9G / 10A) in 22 games before getting hurt, so his return to the lineup is huge for the Canadiens’ offence. Gallagher will skate on the top line with Tomas Plekanec and Max Pacioretty.

Source: Elliotte Friedman 12/31/15, 9:54 am EST

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Gallagher (hand) will miss at least six weeks.

Gallagher underwent surgery to repair two broken fingers and will miss at least six weeks. This is a huge loss for the Canadiens—Gallagher has 19 points (9G / 10A) in 22 games this season. Originally he is expected to be replace by Devante Smith-Pelly on the top line and by Alex Galchenyuk on the top power-play. The earliest he is expected to be back is the first or second week of January.

Source: Renaud Lavoie 11/24/15, 6:27 am EST

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The Canadiens signed Brendan Gallagher to a six-year, $22.5 million contract extension on Saturday.

Gallagher has recorded 12 points (5G / 7A), 67 shots on goal and 33 penalty minutes in 24 games this season. Gallagher, 22, has tallied 81 points (39 goals, 42 helpers) in 149 career regular-season games since his NHL debut in 2012-13. His new contract now carries an annual cap-hit of $3.75 million.

Source: Montreal Canadiens 11/30/14, 6:38 pm EST

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#Habs Brendan Gallagher (concussion) skated today but is yet to be cleared for contact by the team doctors; he will not play tonight vs. NYI

Once Gallagher gets cleared for contact it won't be long before he is back in the Canadiens lineup. The Habs are first in the East right now and will only get better with the return on Gallagher who has 8 points and is a +7 in 13 games this season.

Source: Priyanta Emrith 02/21/13, 7:59 am EST

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