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Alex Galchenyuk | Winger

Team: Montreal Canadiens
Age / DOB:  (21) / 2/12/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 198
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Montreal's Alex Galchenyuk was the hero Tuesday as he registered two goals and an assist in a 5-2 win over the Blues.
If you were uncertain about whether we're witnessing Galchenyuk's breakout, question it no longer. With 39 points in 58 games, he's on pace for about 55, but has only scratched the surface of his potential. Brendan Gallagher also potted a pair of goals in the winning effort while Michael Bournival also found the back of the net. Feb 24 - 11:11 PM

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Alex Galchenyuk was back on the ice Monday at practice after missing two games with the flu.

He skated alongside Tomas Plekanec and Lars Eller. Look for Galchenyuk to return to the lineup against St. Louis on Tuesday night.
Feb 24 - 10:10 AM

Flu symptoms sideline Montreal Canadiens forward Alex Galchenyuk for another game, as he cannot play against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday.

Galchenyuk, 21, already has a career-high in goals (16), assists (20) and points (36) in his third NHL season.
Feb 21 - 1:44 PM

Alex Galchenyuk is out with flu Thursday against the Florida Panthers.

The freshly turned 21 year old Galchenyuk has been setting career highs in goals (16), assists (30), and points (36) to go along with his 25 PIMs, 29 blocks, and 71 hits through 57 games this season.
Feb 19 - 6:59 PM

Alex Galchenyuk celebrated his 21st birthday on Thursday.

He registered his 16th goal in a 4-3 overtime loss to Edmonton in the match. Galchenyuk has a career high 36 points in 54 games this campaign.
Feb 13 - 9:25 AM

Alex Galchenyuk scored both of Montreal's goals in their 3-2 loss to Arizona.

Galchenyuk gave the Canadiens a two-goal lead in the first period but things fell apart for after that. Montreal stopped firing pucks at the net and they didn't create many offensive opportunities as the game wore on. The 20-year-old now has 15 goals and 34 points in 49 games this season. He started the game at left wing on Montreal's second line, but he replaced Lars Eller (injured) at center on the Habs' third line in the final period. Galchenyuk has already set new career-highs in goals and points.
Feb 1 - 4:08 PM

Alex Galchenyuk is entering Thursday's game against the Rangers on a three-game goal streak.

Galchenyuk has shifted back to left wing after a brief trial at center. He is playing on the Habs' second line with David Desharnais and Brendan Gallagher. The 20-year-old's long-term future may be down the middle, but for now he feels more comfortable on the wing. He has 13 goals and 32 points in 46 games this season.
Jan 29 - 6:49 PM

Alex Galchenyuk scored his 13th goal of the campaign in Montreal's 3-2 win over the Stars Tuesday night.

It may have taken a couple of seasons, but Galchenyuk is finally breaking out this year and seems to be tapping into the massive potential he possesses. Brendan Gallagher and Alexei Emelin also scored for the Habs in victory.
Jan 28 - 12:30 AM

Alex Galchenyuk scored his second goal in two games on Tuesday.

He went nine straight games without finding the back of the net before that. Galchenyuk has produced 12 goals on the year, but Tuesday's marker against Nashville was his first on the power play.
Jan 21 - 8:54 AM

Alex Galchenyuk scored a goal in Saturday's 6-4 win over the Islanders.

After getting some extended time at center, the Habs moved Galchenyuk back to the wing for this game. It was his first goal of the new year and his first since December 20th. The 20-year-old's long-term future will undoubtedly be as a center but Habs' coach Michel Therrien sees him as more of a winger right now. Galchenyuk has 11 goals and 29 points in 44 games.
Jan 18 - 11:56 AM

Alex Galchenyuk tallied two points in the Canadiens’ 4-1 win over the Senators on Saturday night.

Galchenyuk scored and assisted. Stardom is in the offing for the 20-year-old. Galchenyuk has points in three straight games, and six over that span. He has 10 goals and 24 points in 34 games. Brandon Prust, Brendan Gallagher and Tomas Plekanec picked up the other goals. Max Pacioretty chipped in with two helpers.
Sat, Dec 20, 2014 10:24:00 PM

Alex Galchenyuk tallied three times for the Canadiens as part of a 4-1 victory over Carolina Tuesday night.

The combination of Galchenyuk on Montreal's top line alongside Brendan Gallagher and Max Pacioretty was dynamite on this night, as Gallagher and Pacioretty combined for four points of their own. Brandon Prust also found the back of the net for Montreal in the win.
Tue, Dec 16, 2014 10:25:00 PM

Alex Galchenyuk will center Max Pacioretty and Brendan Gallagher on Montreal's top line against Vancouver on Tuesday night.

Montreal has lost six of their last seven, and seven of their last nine. They were shutout twice and scored one goal three times in that span. Sitting 15th of 30 in goals-for, Coach Therrien is searching for anything that'll light a fire.
Source: NHL.com
Tue, Dec 9, 2014 07:14:00 PM

Left winger Alex Galchenyuk scored Montreal's only goal in a 2-1 loss to the Wild in Minnesota Wednesday night.

Galchenyuk's goal, scored with 58 seconds remaining in regulation, spoiled Darcy Kuemper's shutout bid. It was Galchenyuk's sixth goal of the season. It won't hurt him in his contract talks with the Canadiens, who are looking to sign the 20-year-old to a long-term extension.
Wed, Dec 3, 2014 10:44:00 PM

Extension talks between Alex Galchenyuk and the Canadiens haven’t begun yet, according to TVA’s Renaud Lavoie.

Lavoie reports that Montreal is looking to sign him to a long-term deal, which certainly fits with the front office's MO of locking in the core. Brendan Gallagher was signed to a six-year extension Saturday. Galchenyuk has five goals and 14 points in 23 games this season. The 20-year-old is in the last year of his entry-level contract and is due to become a restricted free agent this offseason.
Sat, Nov 29, 2014 08:51:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1David Desharnais
2Tomas Plekanec
3Lars Eller
4Manny Malhotra
LW1Max Pacioretty
2Alex Galchenyuk
3Michael Bournival
4Jacob de la Rose
RW1Brendan Gallagher
2P. A. Parenteau
3Brandon Prust
4Devante Smith-Pelly
5Dale Weise
D1P.K. Subban
2Andrei Markov
3Sergei Gonchar
4Alexei Emelin
5Tom Gilbert
6Mike Weaver
7Nathan Beaulieu
8Greg Pateryn
G1Carey Price
2Dustin Tokarski