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Michael McCarron | Center | #34

Team: Montreal Canadiens
Age / DOB:  (23) / 3/7/1995
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 230
Drafted: 2013 / Rd. 1 (25) / MON
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Michael McCarron has been assigned to Laval of the AHL.
McCarron registered his first point of the season in 18 games Saturday night, with an assist, in Montreal's regular-season finale against Toronto. He also had four penalty minutes in 10:33 of ice time. Apr 8 - 1:14 PM

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Mike McCarron will be a healthy scratch in Friday's game against the Buffalo Sabres.

The 23-year-old has no points, a minus-3 rating and 22 penalty minutes in 11 games this season. He's dropped the gloves in back-to-back games, but he's shown little else. The former first-rounder is looking like a bust at this point.
Mar 23 - 6:01 PM

Recently recalled forward Mike McCarron will play center tonight against the Toronto Maple Leafs.

It'll be McCarron's first game since being recalled on Wednesday. He admitted to the media that at times he tried too hard to do things offensively at the NHL level and will be focused more on being tough to play against this time around. The former first round pick failed to pick up a point in eight games this season and has no fantasy value.
Mar 17 - 12:35 PM

Mike McCarron won't play Thursday night.

"He played yesterday and came here this morning," coach Claude Julien said. "We might see him play, but not tonight." He has 24 points and 109 penalty minutes in 51 games with the AHL's Laval Rocket this year. McCarron also has 10 PIMs in eight matches with the Canadiens.
Mar 15 - 2:50 PM

The Montreal Canadiens have recalled Mike McCarron from the AHL.

McCarron hasn't appeared in a NHL game since Nov. 7. The former first round pick has just 24 points in 51 games with the Laval Rocket of the AHL this season.
Mar 14 - 9:53 PM

Montreal has summoned Mike McCarron from AHL Laval.

The Canadiens announced the transaction Sunday and he is expected to practice with the team on Monday. McCarron has four points (two goals, two assists) and 10 penalty minutes in six games with the Rocket this year. He has collected seven points and 78 PIMs over 51 career NHL contests.
Mon, Oct 23, 2017 10:29:00 AM

Mike McCarron will report to Laval of the AHL.

McCarron, who was the 25th overall pick in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, continues to struggle with his skating and that is what appears to be holding him back. However, there have also been reports that the Canadiens are unhappy with McCarron who stands at 6'6" playing 'small.' He will need to work on his game in the minors if he wishes to get called up to the big club.
Source: TSN
Sat, Sep 30, 2017 01:07:00 PM

If Michael McCarron could improve his skating a little he could be a top-six forward next season in Montreal.

That's the current thinking out of the Canadiens. Although McCarron may not have the skill to be the Habs' number one center, he could be a second-line winger who brings size and scoring ability to the left side. McCarron is aware of what he needs to work on this off-season and if he can increase his foot speed, he could be a nice sleeper pick. Keep an eye on the 6'6" forward as there is potential for a breakout campaign.
Sun, Jun 18, 2017 09:33:00 AM

Mike McCarron has been sent to the AHL's St. John's IceCaps.

Montreal was eliminated by the New York Rangers in the first round, so this will allow McCarron to extend his campaign. He made his played in his first career playoff game on Saturday, though he only logged 6:54 minutes of ice time.
Source: NHL.com
Mon, Apr 24, 2017 05:08:00 PM

Michael McCarron will make his 2017 playoff debut in Game 6 against the Rangers on Saturday night.

McCarron and Brandon Davidson will come into the lineup, while Torrey Mitchell and Nathan Beaulieu will both serve as healthy scratches. McCarron isn't very fast on his skates, but he gives Montreal another big body on their fourth line. Andrew Shaw (upper body) will also miss the game. Brian Flynn will take Shaw's spot in the lineup.

Mike McCarron will begin the playoffs as a healthy scratch.

That's not surprising, though McCarron did participate in Montreal's final two regular season contests. He had a goal and five points in 31 contests.
Source: NHL.com
Wed, Apr 12, 2017 06:54:00 PM

Mike McCarron will be a healthy scratch versus the Buffalo Sabres Wednesday night.

The Montreal Canadiens 1st round pick in 2013 has dressed in 29 games, scoring once and adding four helpers. He's averaging a measly 9:44 in ice time per game. Sitting with him will be veteran Steve Ott and Andreas Martinsen
Wed, Apr 5, 2017 07:30:00 PM

Mike McCarron will be a healthy scratch in Monday's game against the Panthers.

McCarron has one goal and four assists in 29 games this season. When he plays, he usually centers the fourth line, but Steve Ott will be in that role tonight. Brian Flynn will also watch the game from the press box.
Source: NHL.com
Mon, Apr 3, 2017 07:30:00 PM

Mike McCarron and Nikita Nesterov will be scratched against the Panthers on Thursday.

McCarron has posted five points with 41 PIMs and 69 hits in 28 games this season. Meanwhile Nesterov has seen just nine games of action since coming over from Tampa Bay. He's posted two points and 21 hits. He has not played since Feb. 27th.
Thu, Mar 30, 2017 07:00:00 PM

Mike McCarron is expected to be scratched against Detroit on Tuesday.

The 22-year-old has posted five points with 35 PIMs and 59 hits in 26 games with Montreal so far this season.
Tue, Mar 21, 2017 02:55:00 PM

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