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The Problem with Keeping Alex Galchenyuk at Center

Alex Galchenyuk – (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers) Montreal Canadiens forward Alex Galchenyuk belongs at center. That much is clear. There is still an argument to be made that the Canadiens would be better served playing him on the left. Bear with Me It’s admittedly not a great argument, but it would go something like this: Montreal has a lot of centers. Eh, not so much left...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 days ago

Galchenyuk, Pacioretty score twice; Canadiens beat Lightning

MONTREAL (AP) Alex Galchenyuk and Max Pacioretty each scored twice to reach the 30-goal mark and the Montreal Canadiens ended the regular season with a 5-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday night. Tomas Plekanec also scored for Montreal, which missed the playoffs for the second time in nine years. Jonathan Drouin scored his second in as many games since returning...
Via Associated Press
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Montreal Canadiens: Galchenyuk, positive takeaway from season

The 2015-16 season is one where the Montreal Canadiens want to forget as soon as possible. At one point they had a healthy lead atop the Atlantic Division. But the Canadiens’ fortunes changed when their best player and goaltender Carey Price went down for the season in late November. However, a few positive takeaways can give Montreal fans hope for next season. Captain Max Pacioretty...
Via isportsweb.com
April 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Michel Therrien shouldn’t get credit for Alex Galchenyuk’s production

Montreal Canadiens forward Alex Galchenyuk has offensively exploded in March with eight goals in six games and has scored 11 times (five multi-goal games) in his past nine games. His production has been a bright spot in an otherwise ugly season for Montreal and he’s playing like a legitimate number one center that many thought he could be when he was drafted third overall back...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Galchenyuk gets second goal in OT, Canadiens beat Stars 4-3

MONTREAL (AP) Alex Galchenyuk got his second goal of the game 1:59 into overtime and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Dallas Stars 4-3 on Tuesday night to end a four-game skid. Max Pacioretty and Phillip Danault also scored for Montreal. Ben Scrivens made 30 saves. Cody Eakin, Jason Spezza and Ales Hemsky had goals for the first-place Stars. Kari Lehtonen stopped 24 shots. The 13th...
Via Associated Press
March 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Galchenyuk scores twice, Canadiens top Capitals 4-3

WASHNGTON (AP) Alex Galchenyuk scored two goals, Mike Condon made 33 saves and the Montreal Canadiens topped the Eastern Conference-leading Washington Capitals 4-3 on Wednesday night. The Canadiens built a 3-0 lead and chased Capitals goalie Braden Holtby in the second period before holding on as Washington tallied two late goals. Brendan Gallagher and Tomas Fleischmann added goals...
Via Associated Press
February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Canadiens' Alex Galchenyuk improving but not ready

The Montreal Canadiens forward Alex Galchenyuk is reportedly still skating solo before team skates, but his recovery is improving.Photo Credit: Meowwcat-Wikimedia CommonsGalchenyuk has been skating solo for a little over a week. At first he was not doing much except for getting the feel of the ice. Now it is reported he started working on transition and edges. Galchenyuk on skates...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadiens' Alex Galchenyuk starts to skate

Wednesday morning at Complex Sportif Bell in Brossard, Montreal Canadiens forward Alex Galchenyuk resumed skating. meowwcat-Wikimedia CommonsGalchenyuk has been out of the line-up since a game against the Chicago Blackhawks in early-April after sustaining a knee injury. During the game he played just under 2 minutes before leaving early. He was evaluated the following day and...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadiens' Alex Galchenyuk could miss the second round of playoffs

Things are not looking good for Montreal Canadiens forward Alex Galchenyuk, as he is expected to miss the second round of the playoffs (when they start up next week). Meowwcat-Wikimedia CommonsThe 20 year old forward suffered a knee injury near the end of the regular season in a game against the Chicago Blackhawks. He was evaluated the next day and it was said that Galchenyuk would...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Habs Galchenyuk out 6 weeks

Earlier today the Montreal Canadiens Twitter page announced that Forward Alex Galchenyuk will miss approximately six weeks after sustaining a fractured hand last night against the Florida Panthers. Galchenyuk left halfway through the first period to get some preparations but returned a little later in the second. He only played a little over ten minutes when he usually averages fifteen...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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