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Gallagher (head) is set to return to the lineup on Thursday.

Gallagher missed four games before returning from a concussion on January 9th but suffered a setback and missed the next six games. Gallagher was back on the top line in the last two practices and is set to play Thursday in Buffalo. He has scored 15 goals with 17 assists (32 points) in 41 games this season.

Source: Arpon Basu 01/29/20, 11:47 am EST

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Gallagher (upper-body) will not play on Saturday.

Gallagher returned from a concussion on Thursday but missed Friday's practice with headaches. Gallagher was scheduled to undergo testing to determine whether or not the headaches were concussion-related or something else, but that hasn't been determined yet. The team elected to leave him back in Montreal for precautionary reasons as they travelled to Ottawa.

Source: John Lu 01/11/20, 12:03 pm EST

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Gallagher (upper-body) is not expected to play Thursday.

Gallagher suffered an upper-body injury that is likely a concussion in the second period of Tuesday's loss to the Hurricanes. Gallagher was hit in open-ice but was hurt when Ben Chiarot inadvertently kneed him in the head on his way to the ice. Dale Weise was called up from the AHL on Wednesday, suggesting that Gallagher will not be available Thursday vs. Tampa Bay.

Source: Stu Cowan 01/1/20, 9:04 pm EST

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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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