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P. A. Parenteau | Winger

Team: Toronto Maple Leafs
Age / DOB:  (32) / 3/24/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 197
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P.A. Parenteau scored two goals Monday night in his first game with the Maple Leafs, a 4-1 preseason victory over the Ottawa Senators in Toronto.
Parenteau, who was bought out by the Montreal Canadiens and signed by the Leafs as a free agent, scored at 8:42 of the first period and at 3:58 of the third period. Another new Leaf, Nick Spaling, also scored. Stuart Percy picked up Toronto's other goal. Mike Hoffman got the Sens on the scoreboard. Andrew Hammond started for the Senators and kicked aside 16 of 18 shots. Chris Driedger made 19 saves on 21 shots for the Sens. Jonathan Bernier played the entire game for Toronto and recorded 28 saves. Sep 21 - 10:47 PM

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P. A. Parenteau has signed a one-year/$1.5 million contract with Toronto.

He was just bought out by the Canadiens after he had 22 points in 56 games last season.
Jul 1 - 2:30 PM

P. A. Parenteau has been bought out by the Canadiens.

He tallied eight goals and 22 points in 56 games with Montreal in 2014-15. Parenteau is free to sign anywhere now and the Canadiens are on the hook for a $1.33 million cap hit for each of the next two seasons.
Jun 29 - 3:18 PM

The Montreal Canadiens have placed P.A. Parenteau on waivers with the intention of buying out his contract.

Pareanteau had one year remaining on his contract at $4 million. Assuming he clears waivers, the Canadiens will be charged $1.333,333 million on the cap for the next two seasons. The 32-year-old had eight goals and 22 points in 56 games in his first and only season with Montreal.
Jun 28 - 12:23 PM

Montreal coach Michel Therrien has been impressed with P.A. Parenteau's play in the postseason.

Parenteau scored the game-winning goal in the third period of Saturday's 2-1 win. "P.A. is having a good playoff," said coach Michel Therrien. "I like his intensity. He hit a post early but he kept working and he got rewarded. It was a great play by P.K. Subban and (Parenteau) just roofed it." Parenteau hasn't been as productive as Montreal would have hoped throughout the 2014-15 season, but he can make up for it if he keeps playing well into the spring.
May 10 - 10:45 AM

P.A. Parenteau notched the game-winning goal for the Canadiens in their 2-1 triumph over the Lightning in Game 5 on Saturday night.

The Lightning now lead the second-round series 3-2, and it's the first time in Canadiens history they have forced Game 6 when trailing 3-0 in a series. Parenteau scored with about four minutes left in the game, answering Steven Stamkos’ marker that came six minutes earlier. Parenteau’s goal was his first in seven games he’s played in the playoffs, though he now has points in two in a row. Devante Smith-Pelly also scored his first of the playoffs. P.K. Subban played a game-high 26:07.
May 9 - 10:02 PM

P.A. Parenteau will be back in the Canadiens lineup for game six against Ottawa on Sunday night.

The 32-year-old played in game one of the series, but he suffered an injury in that game. Parenteau was deemed healthy enough to return a few days ago, but Montreal hasn't changed their lineup. The Habs have lost two in a row and have struggled to score, so Parenteau will be a welcome addition at this point.
Apr 26 - 11:32 AM

There will not be any line up changes for the Canadiens as they look to eliminate the Senators on Friday night in Game Five.

PA Parenteau will be joined by fellow forward Manny Malhotra, as defenders Mike Weaver and Sergei Gonchar watch from the press box. Unfortunately, there isn't a player in the bunch worth recommending should they crack the line up later on in the playoffs. Parenteau has had his worst career season, primarily derailed by injury. And Gonchar's age seems to have finally caught up with the veteran defender who debuted with Washington in 1995.
Apr 24 - 6:16 PM

P.A. Parenteau and Sergei Gonchar are among the healthy scratches for the Canadiens for Wednesday night’s Game 4 against the Senators.

Parenteau has recovered from his upper body injury but will remain a scratch while the Habs continue to roll versus the Senators. Joining Parenteau and Gonchar in the press box are Daniel Carr, Mike Condon, Darren Dietz, Charles Hudon, Brett Lernout, Joey MacDonald, Manny Malhotra, Christian Thomas, and Mike Weaver. Greg Pateryn will make his playoff debut Wednesday with Nathan Beaulieu having been ruled out for the remainder of the series with the Senators.

P.A. Parenteau (upper body) is ready to return to the lineup, but he will not play in Sunday's game against Ottawa.

Parenteau is apparently over his ailment but Michel Therrien doesn't want to pull out any of his current forwards. Parenteau has dealt with some injuries and inconsistency throughout the season, but he does have a little fantasy upside if/when he gets back into the lineup. Devante Smith-Pelly's improved play is a big reason why Parenteau doesn't have a spot in the lineup.
Apr 19 - 5:05 PM

Montreal Canadiens' head coach Michel Therrien doesn't expect P.A. Parenteau to be available for game three of their series against Ottawa on Sunday.

Parenteau practiced with the team on Saturday, but he is still dealing with the upper-body injury that forced him to miss game two. He is considered day-to-day right now. Montreal leads the series 2-0.
Apr 19 - 8:52 AM

P. A. Parenteau (upper body) will not be available for Friday's game against Ottawa.

Parenteau sustained the ailment in Game 1 of the first round series. He had eight goals and 22 points in 56 contests in the regular season.
Apr 17 - 2:39 PM

P. A. Parenteau sustained an upper-body injury in Wednesday's playoff opener.

He is considered day-to-day at this time. Parenteau picked up three shots in 12:13 of ice time in Game 1's 4-3 win over Ottawa.
Apr 16 - 2:40 PM

P.A. Parenteau scored a goal and added an assist Sunday in the Montreal Canadiens' 4-1 triumph over the Panthers in Florida.

It was Parenteau's eighth goal and 14th assist of the season. Tomas Plekanec also scored a goal and contributed an assist to Montreal's win. Plekanec has 24 goals and 33 assists. Also notching goals for the Canadiens were Brendan Gallagher (24th) and Devante Smith-Pelly (sixth). Montreal had lost three games in a row going into Florida. Max Pacioretty, who leads the Canadiens with 37 goals and 67 points, left the game at 5:48 of the first period when he hit his head against the boards after being checked by Dmitry Kulikov and then getting his feet tangled with Panthers defenseman Alex Petrovic. The Canadiens (48-22-10) moved two points ahead of the Tampa Bay Lightning atop the Atlantic Division. Each team has two games remaining, and the Lightning hold the tiebreaker for regulation/overtime wins (46-42).
Apr 5 - 7:39 PM

P. A. Parenteau has been playing with David Desharnais and Max Pacioretty.

He earned an assist on Desharnais' goal on Tuesday against Nashville. Parenteau has collected four points, including three assists, in seven games since he returned from a concussion.
Mar 26 - 11:15 AM

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4Nick Spaling
LW1James van Riemsdyk
2Joffrey Lupul
3Shawn Matthias
4Leo Komarov
5Michael Grabner
6Daniel Winnik
RW1P. A. Parenteau
2Mark Arcobello
3Brad Boyes
4Richard Panik
5Casey Bailey
6Nathan Horton
D1Dion Phaneuf
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3Jake Gardiner
4Roman Polak
5Martin Marincin
6Stephane Robidas
7Matt Hunwick
G1Jonathan Bernier
2James Reimer