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Alex Galchenyuk | Center | #27

Team: Montreal Canadiens
Age / DOB:  (22) / 2/12/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 207
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 1 (3) / MON
Contract: view contract details

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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

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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

Alex Galchenyuk scored his first goal in six games as Montreal's only tally during Tuesday's 4-1 loss to Florida.

Galchenyuk had just a pair of helpers during that span. It's been a career season nevertheless, scoring 28 goals and 53 points this season.
Apr 6 - 12:46 AM

Alex Galchenyuk tallied his 27th goal of the season in a 4-3 win against Anaheim on Tuesday night.

The 22-year-old forward has amassed 10 goals and 12 points in 11 games this month. Galchenyuk is up to 49 points in 74 games thanks to his late-season surge.
Mar 23 - 10:22 AM

Alex Galchenyuk scored Montreal's only goal in their 4-1 loss to the Florida Panthers.

Galchenyuk now has seven goals and eight points in his last five games. He's really flourishing since being moved back to center. The 22-year-old has 26 goals and 47 points in 2015-16. It looks like he's finally developing into the high-end center that the Canadiens expected him to be.
Mar 15 - 11:00 PM

Alex Galchenyuk is tied for the lead in multi-goal games this season.

With his two markers against the Sabres on Thursday, Galchenyuk now has seven multi-goal games this campaign. That ties him with the Flames' Johnny Gaudreau for the NHL lead one ahead of Alexander Ovechkin, Tyler Seguin, Sidney Crosby and Jamie Benn. Not too shabby for the 22-year-old forward.
Mar 12 - 8:51 AM

Alex Galchenyuk scored his 24th and 25th goals of the season on Thursday night as the Habs edged Buffalo 3-2.

Galchenyuk now has three multi-point games in a row, as the 22-year-old continues to excel. He now has 46 points in 68 games so far.
Mar 10 - 11:14 PM

Alex Galchenyuk scored a pair of goals and an assist in Tuesday's 4-3 overtime win over the Dallas Stars.

Galchenyuk's second goal was the overtime winner. The 22-year-old is red-hot right now, as he's scored nine goals in his last seven contests. Galchenyuk finished the game with a plus-2 rating, two penalty minutes and three shots on goal in 19:10 of ice time. It looks like he's finally developing into a dominant offensive player. He has 23 goals and 44 points in 67 games this season. He must be owned in all fantasy formats.
Mar 8 - 10:56 PM

Alex Galchenyuk (lower body) will play Tuesday night.

He took part in the morning skate and is good to go after his status was uncertain because of a lower-body injury. Galchenyuk has scored seven goals in the last six games to give him a career high 21 markers on the season.
Mar 8 - 11:15 AM

Alex Galchenyuk (lower body) is questionable for Tuesday's game against Dallas.

He suffered a lower-body injury against Winnipeg on Saturday. Coach Michel Therrien is hoping that Galchenyuk will be available to play on Tuesday. We may know more after the morning skate.
Mar 7 - 12:55 PM

The Canadiens have put Alex Galchenyuk back at center.

That's where he played in Saturday's loss to the Winnipeg Jets. Galchenyuk played center earlier this year, but he's played all three forward spots throughout the season. The 22-year-old really seems to have found his game. His fantasy stock could improve even more if he continues to play with sniper Max Pacioretty. Galcheyuk scored two goals against Winnipeg.
Mar 6 - 10:59 AM

Depth Charts

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