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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
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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

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

Alex Galchenyuk notched two goals in the Canadiens’ 4-2 loss to the Jets on Saturday night.

Galchenyuk was a surprise omission on the North American 23-and-under roster for the World Cup. That squad still has seven spots to fill, and there’s no reason to think the 20-year-old won’t get named. He has 21 goals and 41 points, with five goals over his past five games. Max Pacioretty recorded two helpers.
Mar 5 - 10:47 PM

Alex Galchenyuk scored twice in a 3-2 shootout loss Anaheim on Wednesday.

The goals were his 18th and 19th of the season and continues a hot streak that has seen him score five goals in his last four games. The 22 year-old seems to be trending in the right direction as a buy medium with large upside as his team battles for a late critical playoff spot. He maintains a position on Montreal as a large contributor and as the team pushes for the post season he will be relied upon heavily for both even strength and the powerplay as a solid contributor going forward. He has 39 points in 64 games thus far.
Mar 3 - 1:21 AM

Alex Galchenyuk scored twice to lead the Montreal Canadiens to a 4-3 upset win over the Washington Capitals.

Galchenyuk broke a four game scoreless drought with the pair of goals as he now has 16 on the season. He had a two goal game against the Sabres 12 nights ago in his last scoring performance. The third overall pick in the 2012 Draft has 16 goals and 36 points this season and should be considered an up-and-comer in fantasy pools. Tomas Fleischmann and Brendan Gallagher also scored for Montreal while Andrei Markov picked up a pair of assists.
Feb 24 - 9:59 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Alex Galchenyuk
2Tomas Plekanec
3David Desharnais
4Brian Flynn
LW1Max Pacioretty
2Andrew Shaw
3Phillip Danault
4Daniel Carr
5Martin Reway
RW1Brendan Gallagher
2Sven Andrighetto
3Torrey Mitchell
4Paul Byron
5Mike Brown
D1P.K. Subban
2Andrei Markov
3Nathan Beaulieu
4Alexei Emelin
5Greg Pateryn
6Victor Bartley
7Mark Barberio
8Brett Lernout
G1Carey Price
2Mike Condon
3Charlie Lindgren