The Montreal Canadiens have positioned 2022 first total choose Juraj Slafkovsky on injured reserve, together with fellow forwards Joel Armia and Jake Evans.
Slafkovsky sustained a lower-body damage in Montreal’s 2-1 loss to the New York Rangers on Sunday.
He has 4 targets and 10 factors in 39 video games this season however has been held off the scoresheet over Montreal’s final 15 video games since getting an help in a 3-2 loss to Ottawa on Dec. 14.
Armia (upper-body damage) had an help in 18 minutes and 25 seconds of ice time towards the Rangers.
Evans (lower-body damage) was injured in Montreal’s 2-1 loss to the New York Islanders on Saturday.
The Canadiens say all three forwards are out indefinitely and can be re-evaluated within the coming days.
Also, ahead Sean Monahan was positioned on long-term injured reserve. He has not performed since sustaining a lower-body damage in a Dec. 5 extra time loss at Vancouver.
The Canadiens say Monahan is continuous his on-ice rehab by himself and “progressing properly.”
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Montreal can be with out ahead Brendan Gallagher, who can be out at the very least one other 5 weeks with a lower-body damage.
Montreal recalled Rafael Harvey-Pinard and Rem Pitlick from the American Hockey League’s Laval Rocket on an emergency foundation.
Harvey-Pinard has 25 factors (15 targets, 10 assists) in 37 video games with the Rocket, whereas Pitlick has 22 factors (5 targets, 17 assists) in 18 appearances.
Pitlick additionally has one aim in 14 video games with the Canadiens this season.