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Canadiens Daily: Price Return Imminent? Allen, Barron Out For Season



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It appears Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price will be returning to the lineup this week.

The Montreal Canadiens will be without goalie Jake Allen and defenceman Justin Barron for the rest of the season.

That and more in the latest Canadiens Daily:

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On Monday night, the Montreal Canadiens placed Jonathan Drouin on LTIR and effectively cleared the salary cap space needed to activate goalie Carey Price.

Earlier in the day, the Canadiens announced that goalie Jake Allen (groin) and defenceman Justin Barron (ankle) are done for the season.

Montreal Canadiens interim head coach Martin St. Louis is not just helping to develop the younger players but he’s also helping his veteran players to evolve.

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BOS: Former Boston Bruins defenseman Torey Krug returned to Boston for the first time since signing with the St. Louis Blues in October, 2020 and received a tribute video and standing ovation from the Bruins faithful. Krug also scored the game-tying goal and assisted on another in a 4-2 Blues win.

NYI: New York Islanders head coach Barry Trotz didn’t pull any punches when discussing the recent play of forward Oliver Wahlstrom.

Wash: A recent players-only meeting and shift in mentality have helped the Washington Capitals turn things around.

Florida: Claude Giroux is fitting in nicely with his new Florida Panthers teammates.

Detroit: Could a new deal with the Swedish Hockey Federation affect the always strong Swedish pipeline for the Detroit Red Wings?

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Colorado: Terry Frei gives an in-depth injury update for the Colorado Avalanche.

San Jose: Who will be the next general manager for the San Jose Sharks?

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Calgary: What needs to happen for the Calgary Flames to clinch a playoff spot?

Vancouver: The Vancouver Canucks are doing plenty of line juggling due to a recent rash of injuries.


Owen Power, the top overall pick from the 2021 NHL Entry Draft, made his debut for the Buffalo Sabres Tuesday. Power finished with no points, no shots, one hit and one blocked shot in 19:50 TOI. The 6-foot-6, 213-pound, 19-year-old defenceman was a plus 2 and the Sabres beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2.

NHL team player representatives are voting on whether to publicly disclose results of an investigation into NHLPA executive director Donald Fehr’s response to concerns raised by two player agents about former Chicago Blackhawks player Kyle Beach’s alleged sexual assault, an NHLPA spokesman confirmed to TSN.





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