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Jeff Petry | Defenseman | #26

Team: Montreal Canadiens
Age / DOB:  (29) / 12/9/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 204
College: Michigan State University
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 2 (45) / EDM
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Jeff Petry scored a goal in Friday's 4-3 OT win over the New York Rangers
After the Canadiens were shutvout 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

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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

Jeff Petry scored two goals in the Canadiens' 4-3 shootout loss to Ottawa Saturday night.

It was quite the performance for Petry but it did not yield the result the Habs were looking for. Artturi Lehkonen also scored in the loss. It was Lehkonen's first NHL goal. Alex Galchenyuk, Brendan Gallagher, Nathan Beaulieu, Philip Danault, Tomas Plekanec and Shea Weber registered assists in the contest.
Sun, Oct 16, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Jeff Petry will return to Montreal's blue line Saturday night against Ottawa.

While this is great news for the Canadiens, Petry has not made a name for himself in fantasy circles unfortunately. He's a classic example whose skills simply don't translate as he does not collect many of the counting stats.
Sat, Oct 15, 2016 03:47:00 PM

Jeff Petry (knee) seems set to return on Saturday.

Petry missed the Canadiens' season opener, but he's feeling better at this point. With Petry on the injured reserve list, Montreal has taken the step of waiving Sven Andrighetto to open up a roster spot.
Fri, Oct 14, 2016 01:07:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Alex Galchenyuk
2Phillip Danault
3Tomas Plekanec
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
9Mikhail Sergachev
G1Carey Price
2Al Montoya