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Tomas Plekanec | Center | #14

Team: Montreal Canadiens
Age / DOB:  (34) / 10/31/1982
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 196
Drafted: 2001 / Rd. 3 (71) / MON
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Tomas Plekanec halted a 19-game goalless drought on Sunday in a 4-1 win over Ottawa.
He had only two assists during that span. Plekanec opened the scoring in the contest Sunday. He has eight goals and 25 points in 69 games this campaign. Mar 20 - 10:36 AM

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Tomas Plekanec (upper body) returned to action on Tuesday March 14.

Plekanec missed three consecutive games. He had a minus-two rating in 14:25 minutes of ice time in his return.
Mar 15 - 3:31 AM

Tomas Plekanec skated on Saturday but he won't play Sunday against the Oilers.

Plekanec was wearing a non-contact jersey during Saturday morning's practice as he seems to be recovering from an upper-body injury that has sidelined him for two games. Barring a setback, Plekanec may be able to return to action Tuesday against the Blackhawks.
Mar 12 - 10:39 AM

Tomas Plekanec (upper body) didn't participate in Wednesday's practice.

Plekanec will also miss Thursday's contest. This will be his second straight game on the sidelines.
Mar 8 - 6:12 PM

Tomas Plekanec is day-to-day with an upper-body injury.

He isn't expected to play on Tuesday night as a result, so his 236 consecutive games played streak will come to an end. Plekanec has struggled offensively this season with seven goals and 24 points in 66 games.
Mar 7 - 2:37 PM

Tomas Plekanec took a therapy day Monday and his status isn't clear for Tuesday night.

He has the longest ironman streak on the Canadiens with 236 consecutive games played. We will leave him active for now. Plekanec hasn't scored a goal in 17 straight games and he has contributed just two assists during that span.
Mar 7 - 10:20 AM

Tomas Plekanec will play in his 900th career game, each with Montreal, as they take on the Blues on Saturday.

The 34-year-old career-long Hab has been a pillar of consistency from season to season over his long career. He's posted 223 goals and 576 points, with seven seasons of 20+ goals with six seasons of 50+ points. His career highs are 29 goals and 70 points. Perhaps though what's most remarkable about him has been his durability. Plekanec has missed more than two games in a season just twice. Lastly, he becomes the 12th ever Canadien to skate in as many as 900 games and will become the sixth-ever to reach 1,000 games if he can hang on just a bit longer.
Feb 11 - 3:33 PM

Tomas Plekanec picked up a goal and a helper in a 5-1 win over Calgary Tuesday night.

He gave the Canadiens a 2-0 lead when he scored his second shorthanded goal of the season. Plekanec added an assist on a power-play goal by Alexander Radulov during the third period. He didn't have a point in his previous five games.
Jan 25 - 10:53 AM

Tomas Plekanec scored a goal in Montreal's 7-1 loss to the Minnesota Wild.

Plekanec ruined Devan Dubnyk's shutout bid with just nine seconds remaining in the game. The Habs forward has now found the back of the net in three straight games, but he's still not worth owning in standard fantasy leagues. Plekanec has six goals and 14 assists in 43 games.
Jan 13 - 12:30 AM

Tomas Plekanec netted his fifth goal of the season Wednesday night.

He has recorded two goals and one assist over a three-game point streak. Plekanec almost wasn't able to play versus Winnipeg because of the flu bug.
Jan 12 - 8:08 AM

Tomas Plekanec is participating in warmups in Winnipeg.

He was expected to be a game-time decision, but this is a good sign to him dressing tonight with the Habs visiting the Winnipeg Jets.
Jan 11 - 7:09 PM

Tomas Plekanec (flu) will be a game-time decision Wednesday night.

He didn't take part in the morning skate, so the Canadiens will see how he feels later in the day. Plekanec has posted a goal and an assist in the last two games to give him 18 points on the year.
Jan 11 - 1:16 PM

Center Tomas Plekanec scored the Canadiens' only goal during a 4-1 loss Monday night to the visiting Washington Capitals.

It was only the fourth goal for Plekanec this season. It put the Canadiens into a 1-1 tie at 7:18 of the third period before the Caps proceeded to score three goals in a row.
Jan 9 - 10:56 PM

Tomas Plekanec scored for just the third time in 2016-17 Tuesday night in a 5-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks.

He got the game-winning goal on the power play. It was Montreal's second goal on the man advantage in 23 opportunities over the past seven games.
Wed, Dec 21, 2016 10:36:00 AM

Tomas Plekanec has come alive when the Canadiens needed him the most.

With injuries to top-line center Alex Galchenyuk and plug-in pivot David Desharnais, Plekanec has upped his production over the Habs' last three games. Including Saturday night's four-assist effort, Plekanec has registered six points in Montreal's last three contests and has a plus-five rating over that span. In addition, he has been deadly in the face-off circle, winning 10 of 13 draws against the hapless Avalanche Saturday night. If for some reason Plekanec is on your free agent wire, you should consider picking him up.
Sun, Dec 11, 2016 10:33:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Alex Galchenyuk
2Phillip Danault
3Tomas Plekanec
4Mike McCarron
LW1Max Pacioretty
2Andrew Shaw
3Dwight King
4Artturi Lehkonen
5Brian Flynn
6Steve Ott
7Andreas Martinsen
RW1Alexander Radulov
2Brendan Gallagher
3Paul Byron
4Torrey Mitchell
D1Shea Weber
2Andrei Markov
3Nathan Beaulieu
4Alexei Emelin
5Jeff Petry
6Jordie Benn
7Nikita Nesterov
8Brandon Davidson
G1Carey Price
2Al Montoya