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Alex Galchenyuk | Winger | #27

Team: Montreal Canadiens
Age / DOB:  (24) / 2/12/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 207
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 1 (3) / MON
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Alex Galchenyuk scored a goal and picked up an assist in a 4-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche.
Jonathan Drouin sent a nice feed to Paul Byron who just got enough of the puck to redirect it to the open Galchenyuk for his 12th goal of the season just under eight minutes into the game. Galchenyuk is now up to 28 points in 48 games this season, one point behind team leader Max Pacioretty. Jonathan Drouin, Brendan Gallagher and Nicolas Deslauriers also scored in the win. Jan 23 - 10:07 PM

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Alex Galchenyuk picked up a pair of assists in Monday's 5-4 OT loss to the Islanders.

Galchenyuk assisted on goals by Jonathan Drouin and Max Pacioretty (power play) to rally the Canadiens from a 4-2 deficit. He has earned two goals and two helpers over a three-game point streak. Galchenyuk also had five shots, but he finished with a minus-3 rating.
Jan 16 - 10:18 AM

Alex Galchenyuk scored his 100th career goal in a 4-3 shootout loss to the Boston Bruins on Saturday night.

Galchenyuk got his 11th goal of the season in the second period during a power play for the Canadiens. The Habs also got regulation goals from Max Pacioretty and Nicolas Deslauriers. Galchenyuk has accounted for 24 points in 43 contests this season.
Jan 13 - 10:31 PM

Alex Galchenyuk was not present at today's practice because he is dealing with a stomach flu.

Galchenyuk has 22 points in 40 games this season, with 16 coming in his last 22 games. The Habs are really struggling, losing five-straight and losing Galchenyuk for even a game won't help their chances at turning their season around.
Jan 3 - 12:32 PM

Alex Galchenyuk and the Montreal Canadiens failed to score in a 2-0 loss to the Florida Panthers on Saturday night.

Galchenyuk has gone pointless in back-to-back games for the first time since the beginning of the month. In the Canadiens' last seven games, they've scored one goal or less in five times. Galchenyuk has nine goals and 21 points in 39 games this season.
Sat, Dec 30, 2017 10:28:00 PM

Alex Galchenyuk scored the Montreal Canadiens' lone goal of the game in a 3-1 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday night.

Galchenyuk scored a game-tying goal in the second period, his ninth of the season. It was the Canadiens' lone goal scored but you can't say Galchenyuk hasn't been producing for the Canadiens, amassing 10 points in his last 11 games. Galchenyuk has nine goals and 21 points in 37 games this season.
Wed, Dec 27, 2017 09:59:00 PM

Alex Galchenyuk scored a goal as the Montreal Canadiens fell to the Edmonton Oilers 6-2 on Saturday night.

Galchenyuk was given almost 14 minutes of ice time on Saturday after being benched in Thursday night's game versus Calgary. As trade rumors swirl around the struggling forward, he notched a power play marker in the second period but the game was already out of reach. Unless the talented young forward is traded, expect him to continue to battle for ice time in Montreal.
Sat, Dec 9, 2017 11:31:00 PM

Alex Galchenyuk was benched in Thursday's game against Calgary.

Galchenyuk logged just 9:18 of ice time in a 3-2 overtime loss to the Flames because of his lackluster play without the puck. "In a tie game ... he wasn't very good tonight along the boards so that's the decision I took," said coach Claude Julien after the contest. Julien added, "A player has to do more than score goals .. that's for everybody." Unfortunately, Galchenyuk hasn't been doing much of that lately either with two goals in his last 18 games.
Fri, Dec 8, 2017 09:51:00 AM

Alex Galchenyuk set a career-high on Saturday with four assists.

Galchenyuk's efforts were part of the Canadiens' 10-1 blowout over Detroit. He's been hot recently, recording at least a point in four of his last five games. That's helped make up for a somewhat slow start as he now has six goals and 16 points in 28 contests this season.
Sun, Dec 3, 2017 10:02:00 AM

Alex Galchenyuk scored a goal and an assist in Saturday’s 3-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres.

Galchenyuk helped set up Jeff Petry’s power play goal in the first period before putting his 11-game goal drought to bed in the second frame. This was also Galchenyuk’s first multi-point effort of 2017-18, which is nice for his fantasy owners. The Canadiens forward now has five goals and five assists in 24 games this season.
Sat, Nov 25, 2017 10:40:00 PM

Alex Galchenyuk is currently in an eight-game goal drought.

He's picked up an assist in each of his last two games, but he hasn't found the back of the net since Oct. 30. Galchenyuk has a disappointing four goals and four assists in 20 games this season.
Sat, Nov 18, 2017 09:37:00 AM

Alex Galchenyuk fired eight shots on goal in Thursday's 3-0 loss to the Minnesota Wild.

Galchenyuk led the team in that category. The Canadiens forward had some jump tonight, and he was probably the best player on the ice for his team. Unfortunately for Montreal, Galchenyuk (or anyone else) couldn't figure out how to beat Devan Dubnyk. He has four goals and two assists in 17 games this season.
Thu, Nov 9, 2017 11:17:00 PM

Alex Galchenyuk logged some time at center Tuesday night after Jonathan Drouin left the match with an upper-body injury.

Galchenyuk has been skating alongside Drouin and Artturi Lehkonen for the last few contests. Paul Byron moved up to play with Galchenyuk and Lehkonen after Droun was injured. Coach Claude Julien said he still sees Galchenyuk as a winger, but he has liked what he's seen from the 23-year-old lately.
Wed, Nov 8, 2017 09:13:00 AM

Alex Galchenyuk finally registered his first assist of the season on Saturday.

It took Galchenyuk 14 games to reach that feat. He has scored four goals this season so he hasn't been completely left off the scoresheet, but still a total of five points over 14 contests isn't what people were hoping for out of him. The good news is that he has recorded a point in three of his last four contests, so it seems like he's heating up after his slow start.
Sun, Nov 5, 2017 10:31:00 AM

Alex Galchenyuk netted his fourth goal of the year Monday night despite logging a mere 10:43 of ice time against Ottawa.

Galchenyuk has three markers in the last four contests and he is tied for the team lead with Max Pacioretty and Brendan Gallagher. "He's been getting better," said coach Claude Julien. "I have to find him more ice time, but it isn't easy when the guys on the other lines are playing well."
Tue, Oct 31, 2017 10:43:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Jonathan Drouin
2Phillip Danault
3Tomas Plekanec
4Jacob De La Rose
LW1Max Pacioretty
2Alex Galchenyuk
3Paul Byron
4Charles Hudon
5Daniel Carr
6Nicolas Deslauriers
RW1Brendan Gallagher
2Andrew Shaw
3Artturi Lehkonen
4Logan Shaw
5Byron Froese
6Ales Hemsky
D1Shea Weber
2Jeff Petry
3Jordie Benn
4Karl Alzner
5David Schlemko
6Joe Morrow
7Noah Juulsen
8Victor Mete
G1Carey Price
2Antti Niemi
3Charlie Lindgren