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Devante Smith-Pelly | Winger | #21

Team: Montreal Canadiens
Age / DOB:  (23) / 6/14/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 214
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 2 (42) / ANA
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Devante Smith-Pelly, Greg Pateryn, and Victor Bartley will each sit out Sunday's match with Chicago.
Of the three, only the rugged Smith-Pelly has accumulated a modicum of fantasy value. He's posted eight points and 47 hits through 31 games. Jan 17 - 4:24 PM

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Devante Smith-Pelly, Greg Pateryn, and Victor Bartley will each sit out Saturday's match with St. Louis.

Unfortunately, there isn't much fantasy value between any of these three. Smith-Pelly, who has easily seen the most time this season, with Montreal or otherwise, has accumulated just eight points and 47 hits through 31 games.
Source: Lou Korac
Jan 16 - 6:36 PM

Devante Smith-Pelly will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Blackhawks.

The 23-year-old was involved in an off-ice controversy with teammate Alex Galchenyuk, but it's unclear if his scratching has anything to do with that. Smith-Pelly has three goals and eight points in 31 games. Jarred Tinordi and Greg Pateryn will also watch from the press box.
Jan 14 - 6:08 PM

Devante Smith-Pelly will get back in the lineup on Tuesday against Philadelphia.

He is getting the nod over Sven Andrighetto because of his size. "It's never an easy place to come to in Philly," coach Michel Therrien said. "They're physical. We believe that his game ... could help Desharnais and Fleischmann. He can work the corners, the forecheck, go hard to the net, He's a presence out there."
Jan 5 - 6:16 PM

Devante Smith-Pelly, Alexei Emelin, and Jarred Tinordi will each be scratched against the Blues on Tuesday.

Smith-Pelly hasn't quite been the depth scorer as Montreal hoped he'd be, but he's at least posted 42 hits over his 28 games this season. Which isn't nothing. Emelin meanwhile has posted 35 PIMs, 51 blocks, and laid out 104 hits over 30 games this season. Which is considerably more fantasy production if nothing else.
Tue, Dec 29, 2015 07:04:00 PM

Devante Smith-Pelly will get back into the fold Tuesday after recovering from an undisclosed injury.

He was on injured reserve and has been sidelined since Dec. 3. Smith-Pelly has three goals and eight points in 26 outings thiis season.
Tue, Dec 22, 2015 01:48:00 PM

Devante Smith-Pelly (undisclosed) skated Monday morning.

He is expected to resume practicing in about a week. Smith-Pelly hasn't played since Dec. 3 and there isn't an exact timetable set for his return.
Tue, Dec 15, 2015 10:06:00 AM

Devante Smith-Pelly has been moved to injured reserve.

He is retroactive to last Thursday when he suffered an undisclosed injury against Washington.
Mon, Dec 7, 2015 01:51:00 PM

Canadiens forward Devante Smith-Pelly is out with an injury tonight against the Hurricanes.

He is dealing with a slight injury. He doesn't hold much fantasy value with only eight points in 26 games.
Sat, Dec 5, 2015 05:13:00 PM

Devante Smith-Pelly netted a pair of goals in Montreal's 5-1 win over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night.

The promotion to the top line worked out wonderfully for Smith-Pelly, as he filled in for injured winger Brenden Gallagher in the contest. Tomas Plekanec assisted on both of DSP's markers. He has three goals and eight points in 22 games this year, but skating with Plekanec and Max Pacioretty looks like it will give him a nice fantasy boost.
Thu, Nov 26, 2015 08:55:00 AM

Devante Smith-Pelly is expected to be back in the lineup Wednesday and skating on the top line.

He practiced alongside Tomas Plekanec and Max Pacioretty on Tuesday because Brendan Gallagher is slated to miss at least six weeks after he suffered two fractured fingers on his left hand. Smith-Pelly sat out last Sunday's game with a lower-body injury, so his availability will be confirmed during Wednesday's morning skate. Still, it looks likely that he'll play and coach Michel Therrien doesn't want him to change his game because he's on the top line.
Wed, Nov 25, 2015 07:48:00 AM

Devante Smith-Pelly suffered a lower-body injury in Friday's win over the New York Islanders.

It looks like Smith-Pelly will miss Sunday's rematch against the Islanders, as the team has recalled Bud Holloway from the minors. Smith-Pelly has one goal and six points in 21 games.
Sun, Nov 22, 2015 11:56:00 AM

Devante Smith-Pelly is expected to stay on a line with Alex Galchenyuk and Lars Eller on Thursday night.

Montreal hasn't been able to squeeze much offense out of the second line this season and Smith-Pelly isn't likely to help. He has one goal and three assists in 14 games.
Thu, Nov 5, 2015 08:24:00 AM

Devante Smith-Pelly finally got of the schneid in Friday's 6-2 win over Calgary.

Smith-Pelly now has points in three in three straight, but this was his first goal as he slammed home a Paul Byron feed. Smith-Pelly is up to four points in a dozen games thus far.
Sat, Oct 31, 2015 01:04:00 AM

Devante Smith-Pelly skated on Montreal's fourth line at Monday's practice.

He appears to have the edge on Jacob De La Rose for the start of the regular season. The injuries and suspension of Zack Kassian opened a spot for them to battle over. It looks like De La Rose will be the 13th forward on opening night.
Tue, Oct 6, 2015 10:50:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Tomas Plekanec
2Alex Galchenyuk
3David Desharnais
4Brian Flynn
5Paul Byron
LW1Max Pacioretty
2Tomas Fleischmann
3Lars Eller
4Daniel Carr
5Lucas Lessio
RW1Brendan Gallagher
2Dale Weise
3Devante Smith-Pelly
4Torrey Mitchell
5Sven Andrighetto
D1P.K. Subban
2Andrei Markov
3Jeff Petry
4Alexei Emelin
5Tom Gilbert
6Nathan Beaulieu
7Victor Bartley
8Greg Pateryn
G1Carey Price
2Mike Condon
3Ben Scrivens