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Jeff Petry | Defenseman | #26

Team: Montreal Canadiens
Age / DOB:  (30) / 12/9/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 208
College: Michigan State University
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 2 (45) / EDM
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Jeff Petry registered his 100th career assist on Saturday.
It was also Petry's 136 point in 476 career games. He's never been a major offensive contributor, but the defenseman does chip in occasionally. So far this season, he has three goals and 11 points in 31 contests. Dec 10 - 10:36 AM

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Jeff Petry logged a team-high 24:16 of ice time on Saturday night.

Petry also scored a power-play goal and posted a plus-1 rating in Montreal's 3-0 win over Buffalo. He has received some increased responsibilities with Shea Weber out again due to a lower-body injury and coach Claude Julien has been very pleased with Petry's game.
Nov 27 - 10:53 AM

Jeff Petry was scoreless with a plus-1 rating in Tuesday's road loss at San Jose, but he made his mark with four shots on goal, a blocked shot and four hits.

Petry will help out with occasional points, collecting eight goals with 28 points last season. However, his main contributions come in the hits and blocked shots categories, as he managed 171 and 145 respectively in 2016-17.
Oct 18 - 3:30 AM

Jeff Petry scored a goal in Friday's 4-3 OT win over the New York Rangers

After the Canadiens were shutout in Game 1, Petry became the first player on his team to score in the 2017 playoffs, when he beat Henrik Lundqvist four minutes into the game. It was his first goal since Dec. 23 and it couldn't have come at a better time. Petry finished the game with a plus-1 rating, two shots on goal and three hits in 31:33 of ice time. The series is now tied at one heading back to New York for Game 3.
Apr 15 - 8:45 AM

Jeff Petry will be back in the lineup Thursday night after recovering from the flu.

The illness forced him to sit out Tuesday's game against Buffalo. Petry was back on the ice for practice Wednesday on a pairing with Nathan Beaulieu.
Feb 2 - 8:34 AM

Jeff Petry (flu) won't play in Tuesday's game against the Buffalo Sabres.

Petry missed the morning skate, so we knew it was possible he wouldn't be able to go tonight. Greg Pateryn will take his spot in the lineup.
Jan 31 - 7:02 PM

Jeff Petry did not skate Tuesday morning because of the flu.

The illness could keep him on the shelf for Tuesday's game against Buffalo.
Jan 31 - 11:09 AM

Jeff Petry found the back of the net in Friday's 2-1 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Petry cut the Blue Jackets' lead to 2-1 in the third frame, but that's as close as the Canadiens would come to tying the game. The Canadiens defenseman has been red-hot of late. He's picked up eight points in his last seven contests. He's up to eight goals and nine assists in 33 games. Chris Terry and Mark Barberio registered the assists on Montreal's only goal.
Fri, Dec 23, 2016 11:13:00 PM

Jeff Petry netted a goal and two assists in Tuesday's 5-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks.

Petry's been rolling of late and there was no stopping him tonight. He picked up the primary assist on Paul Byron's goal in the first period to make it 1-1. He then added a goal and an assist in the third period to help put the game away. Petry has now scored in three straight games and in four of his last five. The 29-year-old has seven goals and nine assists in 31 games.
Tue, Dec 20, 2016 10:34:00 PM

Even though it is only December 18th, Jeff Petry is closing in on his season-high total for goals scored.

Petry scored his sixth goal of the season Saturday night against the Capitals and is only one marker shy of his season-high total of seven. You have to believe with 51 games left to play in 2016-17 Petry will reach a new plateau in goal-scoring.
Sun, Dec 18, 2016 09:44:00 AM

Jeff Petry scored the game winning goal at the 16:39 minute mark as the Montreal Canadiens beat the Washington Capitals 2-1 Saturday night.

Petry has now scored goals in back-to-back games for the first time this season. Friday night his goal came in a 4-2 loss to the Sharks. This was Petry’s sixth goal of the season and half of those have come in the past eight days; he was part of the 10-1 whipping of the Habs over the Avs.
Sat, Dec 17, 2016 10:33:00 PM

Jeff Petry scored a goal in Friday's 4-2 loss to the San Jose Sharks.

The Canadiens really struggled in the first two periods, but they managed to make the score respectable by scoring twice in the third frame. The 29-year-old has five goals and seven assists in 29 games this season. Brian Flynn also scored for Montreal.
Fri, Dec 16, 2016 11:01:00 PM

Jeff Petry has been skating with Montreal's top power-play unit at practice.

He will replace Andrei Markov to give the Canadiens another shooter from the back end. "We want to get the puck into his hands and have him shoot the puck," said Petry referring to Shea Weber. "But if teams are going to be cheating on him, the pass to me is going to be open and it's up to me to have the ability and the confidence to shoot the puck, not to be just a passer."
Fri, Dec 16, 2016 09:00:00 AM

Jeff Petry scored a goal and an assist in Friday's 3-2 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes.

Petry opened the scoring at the 14:19 mark of the second period. He also helped set up Andrew Shaw's goal that cut Carolina's lead to 3-2 with 4:31 remaining in the game. Petry has three goals and six assists in 17 games this season.
Fri, Nov 18, 2016 11:30:00 PM

Jeff Petry contributed two assists in Tuesday's 4-0 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

He scored two goals in his season debut on Saturday and followed that up with another two-point performance on Tuesday. Petry is off to a productive start, but he is bound to slow down soon.
Wed, Oct 19, 2016 10:44:00 AM

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