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Alex Galchenyuk | Center | #27

Team: Montreal Canadiens
Age / DOB:  (22) / 2/12/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 210
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 1 (3) / MON
Contract: view contract details

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With his goal Saturday night, Alex Galchenyuk has registered at least one point in 17 games this season.
That is the most games to hit the scoresheet of any player in the NHL at the moment. To say that Galchenyuk is blossoming into a star right before our eyes is an understatement. He should be active in every fantasy format at the moment. Nov 27 - 9:32 AM

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Alex Galchenyuk scored the game winning goal at the 3:37 minute mark of overtime as the Montreal Canadiens beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 Saturday night.

With his ninth goal and 22nd point this season, Galchenyuk is hoping to get back on a streak. He had a six-game streak in which earned points earlier this month, but failed to score either a goal or assist in two of his previous four games. His goal Saturday night came with the 14th assist by Alexander Radulov and the 10th for Shea Weber. Notably, Weber had just returned to the ice after serving a penalty for slashing Justin Abdelkader.
Nov 26 - 10:27 PM

Alex Galchenyuk scored barely 32 seconds into the second period for what became the game winner in the 2-1 victory of the Montreal Canadiens over the Toronto Maple Leafs Saturday night.

Galchenyuk’s goal came with an assist from Alexander Radulov, who now has 13 assists for the season tying him for fourth on that list. Galchenyuk snapped a four-game goal-less streak Saturday night and put himself back on fantasy owners’ radar screens.
Nov 20 - 12:17 AM

Alex Galchenyuk extended his point streak to six straight games on Tuesday night.

He earned a helper on a goal by Paul Byron to give him eight points during his scoring spree. Galchenyuk has racked up 18 points in 17 contests.
Nov 16 - 10:30 AM

Alex Galchenyuk has continued to struggle on faceoffs.

He owns a 39.2 winning percentage this season on 186 total draws. Montreal ranks 26th in the NHL with a success rate of 48.5 percent. Galchenyuk has been great offensively this year, with a team-leading 17 points in 16 contests, but he still has some work to do to become a complete center.
Nov 15 - 8:31 AM

Alex Galchenyuk recorded his 14th point in 14 games Thursday night.

He scored his sixth goal of the season late in the third period to seal Montreal's 4-1 victory. Galchenyuk has found the back of the net in three straight games and he has added an assist during that span as well. He is building some great on-ice chemistry with Alexander Radulov.
Nov 11 - 8:32 AM

Alex Galchenyuk scored a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens.

The Canadiens top line of Galchenyuk, Alex Radulov and Paul Byron combined to score two of the three goals tonight. Galchenyuk's goal gave Montreal a 2-1 lead in the second period and he helped set up Byron's game-winner with 1:02 remaining in the game. Galchenyuk has eight points in his last six games and he now has 13 points in 13 games in 2016-17. He's a must-own in standard fantasy leagues.
Nov 8 - 11:49 PM

Alex Galchenyuk picked up a pair of assists in Wednesday's 3-0 win over the Vancouver Canucks.

The Canadiens improve their record to 9-0-1 on the season. Galchenyuk helped set up Nathan Beaulieu's first period goal and Alex Radulov's empty netter in the third period. Galchenyuk has five points in his last three contests and he has 10 points in 10 games this season. Torrey Mitchell also scored for Montreal.
Nov 2 - 10:24 PM

Alex Galchenyuk scored a power play goal in Montreal's 3-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning.

This was an impressive win for the Canadiens, as they've now improved to 7-0-1 on the season. Galchenyuk got Montreal on the board when he buried a cross-ice pass from Andrei Markov by Lightning goalie Ben Bishop. Galchenyuk has two goals and six points in eight games this season. He's an interesting buy-low candidate. Max Pacioretty scored the game-winning goal, while Torrey Mitchell added the empty-netter.
Oct 27 - 11:33 PM

Alex Galchenyuk potted his first goal of the season in Thursday's 5-2 win over Arizona.

He has collected four points in four games this season. Montreal's top line combined for 14 of Montreal's 43 shots in the contest, with Brendan Gallagher getting nine of them. The only blemish on his play this season has been on faceoffs, where Galchenyuk has lost 30 of his 45 draws.
Oct 21 - 8:13 AM

Alex Galchenyuk was terrible in the face-off circle against Ottawa Saturday night.

Although the talented Russian registered an assist in the 4-3 shootout loss, he won only two of 15 face-offs for a woeful 13% success rate. Galchenyuk is starting the season as a center for the first time in his career, so this bears watching. If he doesn't improve there is a possibilty other could be taking draws while he is on the ice or he could be switched back to the wing.
Oct 16 - 11:05 AM

Alex Galchenyuk is projected to start the year between Max Pacioretty and Brendan Gallagher.

Galchenyuk was the Canadiens' top center at the end of the 2015-16 season and he proved that he is ready for the role. He registered 30 goals, including 16 in his last 22 games, and he produced 56 points in 82 matches.
Sep 21 - 10:34 AM

Alex Galchenyuk didn't make the cut for Team North America's World Cup team.

He scored 30 goals and 56 points in 82 games during the 2015-16 campaign. Hockey Insider Pierre LeBrun reported that Galchenyuk was very close to getting a spot on the 23-and-under squad for players born in the U.S. and Canada.
May 28 - 1:02 PM

Max Pacioretty has fully endorsed the manner in which the Canadiens handled Alex Galchenyuk this past season.

There had been much criticism that the Habs babied Galchenyuk and did not put him into the top-center role until too late in the season. Pacioretty disagrees. "They gave him time to learn on and off ice", Pacioretty told Dave Stubbs. "Now he’s ready to be a dominant center in the NHL." Well the Canadiens certainly hope so. We do have high hopes for Galchenyuk next season. A 65-point campaign is not out of his reach.
May 14 - 9:42 AM

Alex Galchenyuk reached the 30-goal mark for the first time during Saturday's 5-2 win over Tampa Bay.

It may have been a crummy season for many in Montreal, but Galchenyuk had a career best with 30 goals and 56 points. Which including his two goals and assist in the season finale.
Apr 9 - 11:23 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Alex Galchenyuk
2Tomas Plekanec
3David Desharnais
4Brian Flynn
LW1Max Pacioretty
2Andrew Shaw
3Phillip Danault
4Artturi Lehkonen
5Daniel Carr
6Charles Hudon
RW1Brendan Gallagher
2Alexander Radulov
3Torrey Mitchell
4Paul Byron
D1Shea Weber
2Andrei Markov
3Nathan Beaulieu
4Alexei Emelin
5Jeff Petry
6Greg Pateryn
7Mark Barberio
8Zach Redmond
G1Carey Price
2Al Montoya