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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 has picked up six points in his last six games.
Galchenyuk got off to a tough start, as Claude Julien had him playing on the fourth line at the beginning of the season, but he's really improved his overall game as the season has progressed. The 24-year-old has 19 goals and 51 points in 81 games this season. Of all the Canadiens players on the roster, only Brendan Gallagher has picked up more points than him in 2017-18. Apr 7 - 10:03 AM

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Alex Galchenyuk scored a goal and picked up an assist in a 5-4 overtime loss to the Winnipeg Jets.

Galchenyuk picked up an assist on Artturi Lehkonen's 11th goal of the year and then added a goal of his own with under two minutes left in regulation to force overtime. Galchenyuk is now up to 19 goals and 51 points in 80 games this season and needs five points in Montreal's last two games to match his career high set during the 2015-16 season.
Apr 3 - 10:49 PM

Alex Galchenyuk notched one goal and one assist in Monday's 4-2 win over Detroit.

Galchenyuk recorded both of his points on Montreal power plays. He has two goals and two assists during a three-game point streak. Galchenyuk has picked up six goals and 13 points in his past 14 outings.
Mar 27 - 10:46 AM

Alex Galchenyuk (hand) will play in Wednesday's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Galchenyuk left practice early on Tuesday because of the ailment. He was considered a game-time decision tonight. He'll skate on a line with Jacob De La Rose and Artturi Lehkonen. The 24-year-old has 16 goals and 28 assists in 73 games this season.
Mar 21 - 6:43 PM

Alex Galchenyuk suffered a hand injury at Tuesday's skate.

Galchenyuk left the ice early due to the ailment and he will be re-evaluated on Wednesday. He has 16 goals and 44 points in 73 games this season.
Mar 20 - 6:02 PM

Alex Galchenyuk registered two assists in Thursday's 5-3 loss to Pittsburgh.

Galchenyk had the secondary helper on goals by Artturi Lehkonen and Paul Byron, which Montreal a 2-0 lead early in the first period. However, the Penguins were able to battle back and claim the victory. Galchenyuk has one goal and four assists in the last four games.
Mar 16 - 10:00 AM

Alex Galchenyuk picked up three goals and an assist in Friday's 6-3 win over the New York Islanders.

It was a nice way for him to celebrate playing his 400th NHL game. Galchenyuk registered the primary assist on Brendan Gallagher's first-period tally before scoring three goals over the final 40 minutes of play. He finished the night with a plus-3 rating and five shots on goal in 17:07 of ice time. Galchenyuk now has 15 goals and 39 points in 64 games this season. The 24-year-old is supremely talented, but he's had issues with consistency over the course of his career. He clearly has the talent to be an impact player at this level. Paul Byron and Noah Juulsen also found the back of the net for the Canadiens on Friday night.
Mar 2 - 10:12 PM

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

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

Depth Charts

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