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Michael Bournival | Winger

Team: Montreal Canadiens
Age / DOB:  (22) / 5/31/1992
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 195
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The Montreal Canadiens have recalled Michael Bournival from his conditioning assignment in the AHL.
The 22-year-old has missed 15 games because of a shoulder injury. Bournival will practice with the Canadiens on Monday, and they will decide when he is ready to return to their lineup. Dec 7 - 6:17 PM

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Michael Bournival has been assigned to the minors.

He's expected to play with Hamilton of the AHL this weekend before returning to the team. Bournival has been sidelined since Nov. 5 because of a shoulder injury.
Dec 4 - 3:24 PM

Michael Bournival (shoulder) took part in Monday's morning skate.

It was the first time he skated with his teammates since he suffered a shoulder injury on Nov. 5 against Buffalo. Bournival has suited up in just two games this campaign.
Dec 2 - 8:03 AM

Michael Bournival (shoulder) has resumed skating.

He took to the ice on his own Wednesday, but he isn't expected to be available to play for another week or two.
Nov 19 - 3:57 PM

Michael Bournival's upper body injury is related to his shoulder.

Bournival left Wednesday's game due to the ailment. This isn't expected to be a short-term problem as the Canadiens are listing him as being out indefinitely.
Nov 7 - 12:17 PM

Canadiens forward Michael Bournival left Wednesday night's game against the Sabres in Buffalo with 2:15 remaining in the first period and did not return.

The Canadiens said Bournival suffered an upper-body injury. Bournival was playing in his second game of the season.
Nov 5 - 10:45 PM

Michael Bournival made his season debut on Tuesday night.

He recorded two shots in just 8:35 of ice time in a 5-0 loss to Chicago. Bournival skated on the fourth line with Manny Malhotra and Brandon Prust.
Nov 5 - 8:38 AM

The Montreal Canadiens recalled forward Michael Bournival from Hamilton.

Bournival was sent to Hamilton on Wednesday so that he could stay in game-shape. He still hasn't been able to get into Montreal's lineup this season. He is more of an energy player and has no fantasy value.
Oct 26 - 7:29 PM

Michael Bournival was sent back to AHL Hamilton on Wednesday.

He played in the minors last week and he scored one goal in two games. Bournival hasn't played in any games with the Canadiens this season after he dressed in 60 contests last year.
Oct 23 - 10:50 AM

Michael Bournival has been demoted to the minors.

However, the move is only temporary. Coach Michel Therrien said that Bournival will play two games for AHL Hamilton this weekend and he will return to the Canadiens on Monday. Bournival has been a healthy scratch for Montreal in four straight games to open the season, so he'll get some playing time in the minors.
Oct 15 - 1:32 PM

With Brandon Prust suspended, it appears that Michael Bournival will return to the Montreal Canadiens' lineup as they face the New York Rangers in Game 4 on Sunday.

Bournival hasn't been very effective in the playoffs, managing just one assist in 11 postseason games. He didn't score a point in the single game he's played in this series, either. It's unlikely that he'll make a big difference, although it must be noted that fresh legs sometimes help.
May 25 - 1:46 PM

Michael Bournival is expected to take Brandon Prust's spot on Montreal's fourth line in Game 4 against the New York Rangers.

Prust will start serving his two-game suspension for interference on Sunday night. Bournival has suited up in 11 playoff games and he's contributed one assist. He hasn't played since Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Final.
May 24 - 1:59 PM

The Canadiens will ice the same four lines against the Rangers as they did against Boston in their Game 7 victory.

As a result, Michael Bournival will continue to skate alongside Tomas Plekanec and Thomas Vanek, while Brendan Gallagher and Max Pacioretty will flank David Desharnais. Brian Gionta, Lars Eller and Rene Bourque will line up as the Habs' third unit while Dale Weise, Daniel Briere and Brandon Prust will comprise the fourth unit. The Habs' forward alignment may require re-working when Alex Galchenyuk is able to return to action.
May 17 - 8:53 AM

Michael Bournival will draw back into Montreal's lineup for Game 2 Saturday afternoon.

He was a healthy scratch when Round 2 began against Boston on Thursday. Travis Moen, who took his spot in the lineup, will take his place in the press box. Bournival had an assist in four games versus the Lightning in the opening round.
May 3 - 12:37 PM

Michael Bournival has been summoned from the minors.

He was called up after Lars Eller left Saturday's game due to a lower-body injury. Bournival hasn't played since Feb. 6 when he suffered a concussion
Mar 23 - 6:04 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1David Desharnais
2Tomas Plekanec
3Lars Eller
4Manny Malhotra
LW1Max Pacioretty
2Alex Galchenyuk
3Michael Bournival
RW1Brendan Gallagher
2P. A. Parenteau
3Jiri Sekac
4Brandon Prust
5Dale Weise
6Sven Andrighetto
D1P.K. Subban
2Andrei Markov
3Tom Gilbert
4Sergei Gonchar
5Mike Weaver
6Alexei Emelin
7Bryan Allen
8Nathan Beaulieu
G1Carey Price
2Joey MacDonald