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Jeff Petry | Defenseman | #26

Team: Montreal Canadiens
Age / DOB:  (28) / 12/9/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 204
College: Michigan State University
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 2 (45) / EDM
Contract: view contract details

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Jeff Petry told reporters he would happily switch to the left side to partner with Shea Weber on the Canadiens' first defenseman unit.
Petry, like Weber, is a right-handed shot, but the veteran rearguard seems to be almost volunteering to shift over for the chance to play with the talented Weber. And why not? If Petry does get this gig look for both his point total and plus/minus to improve from 2015-16. Sep 25 - 9:22 AM

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Jeff Petry has a sports hernia that will sideline him for the rest of the 2015-16 campaign.

Petry will need to have surgery. He'll finish the campaign with five goals and 16 points in 51 contests. This was the first campaign of his six-year, $33 million contract.
Feb 25 - 12:26 PM

Jeff Petry (lower body) will not travel with Washington for Wednesday's game.

It was originally reported by the team that he would make the trip, but that was changed after he participated in practice on Tuesday. Petry has missed the last six games with a lower-body injury.
Feb 24 - 10:33 AM

Jeff Petry (lower body) was on the ice with the Montreal Canadiens on Friday.

Petry isn't ready to return to the lineup yet, but his involvement in the morning skate is obviously a good sign. He last played on Feb. 7.
Feb 19 - 12:15 PM

There is good news and bad news concerning Jeff Petry.

The bad news is that there is no timetable for Petry's return to action from a lower-body injury. The good news is that he does not need surgery. Well, relatively good news any way. Keep Petry on reserve until further notice.
Feb 13 - 10:41 AM

Jeff Petry (lower body) will miss at least a few more games.

Petry wasn't available on Tuesday due to the ailment. He has five goals and 16 points in 51 contests in 2015-16.
Feb 11 - 12:37 PM

Jeff Petry will not be in the lineup on Tuesday because of a lower-body injury.

Consider him day-to-day for now. Petry has five goals and 16 points in 51 games this year.
Feb 9 - 10:48 AM

Jeff Petry scored his fifth goal of the season on Tuesday in a 4-2 loss to Philadelphia.

He tied the game at 2-2 early in the second period when the Flyers gave him plenty of room to pick his spot and beat Steve Mason. Petry has 16 points in 48 games in 2015-16.
Feb 3 - 8:54 AM

Jeff Petry had a tough night defensively in Monday's 5-2 loss to Columbus.

He was on the ice for the first three goals by the Blue Jackets. "We made too many mistakes and I was a big part of that," said Petry. "We were pressing, gripping our sticks too hard." He finished the game with a power-play assist and a minus-3 rating.
Jan 26 - 10:23 AM

Jeff Petry will be back in the lineup Thursday after missing one game with a lower-body injury.

He wasn't able to play Saturday due to the ailment. Petry will be with Nathan Beaulieu against Chicago.
Jan 14 - 8:02 AM

Jeff Petry (lower body) will miss Saturday's game.

Petry has four goals and 13 points in 40 contests in 2015-16. Consider him day-to-day beyond Saturday's contest.
Jan 8 - 4:44 PM

Jeff Petry is dealing with a lower-body injury.

Petry didn't take part in Friday's practice as a result. The Canadiens are listing him as day-to-day.
Jan 8 - 11:55 AM

Jeff Petry (upper body) returned to action on Saturday.

Petry missed two games with the injury. It was not a good night for Petry as he was minus-two against the Capitals. Petry has four goals and 12 points in 34 games with Montreal this season and deserves to be on someone's roster in deeper leagues.
Sun, Dec 27, 2015 02:43:00 AM

Jeff Petry was practicing with his Montreal teammates Saturday morning.

Petry has missed the Canadiens' last two games with an upper-body injury but looks to be close to a return to action. In fact, he could play Saturday night against Washington. Stay tuned for further updates.
Sat, Dec 26, 2015 10:16:00 AM

Jeff Petry sat for a second straight game Tuesday because of an upper-body injury.

He is expected to be back for Saturday's game in Washington.
Wed, Dec 23, 2015 08:26:00 AM

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