Gallagher will miss eight weeks after undergoing surgery to repair a fractured left hand.
Gallagher fractured his hand when he was hit by a Shea Weber shot in Dallas and will be out until approximately early-March. It has been a tough season for Gallagher, who has just six goals in 39 games and this just adds onto it.
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.
Gallagher (groin) will not play on Tuesday; will travel on upcoming two-game road trip.
Gallagher has been sidelined by a groin injury since March 5th, but he will travel with the team to Florida and could return to the lineup on Thursday. The Canadiens have gone 4-6-0 in 10 games since Gallagher got hurt. Monitor his status during Thursday’s morning skate.
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.
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.
Gallagher is out indefinitely to surgically repair two fingers.
Gallagher broke two fingers while blocking a shot in Sunday’s win. He remained in Montreal to undergo surgery on the two fingers and is out indefinitely. There is no word who is expected to replace Gallagher on the Canadiens top line.
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.
Gallagher did no participate in the morning skate because of the flu. If he can't go expect George Parros to slide into the lineup and Rene Bourque or Max Pacioretty to move up alongside Lars Eller and Alex Galchenyuk. Consider Gallagher as a game-time decision.