Sergei Gonchar will be in the lineup on Thursday when the Canadiens host Boston.
Sergei Gonchar could slot onto Montreal's top power-play unit alongside P.K. Subban.
The Dallas Stars will retain 8% of Sergei Gonchar's $5 million annual salary.
The Montreal Canadiens have acquired Sergei Gonchar in exchange for Travis Moen.
Sergei Gonchar was activated from the IL on Tuesday November 4.
The Dallas Stars will probably get Sergei Gonchar (ankle) back on Tuesday.
Sergei Gonchar (ankle) took part in Saturday's morning skate and he's received clearance to return to action.
Sergei Gonchar (ankle) returned to a regular practice on Monday.
Sergei Gonchar (ankle) has been skating on his own and he may return to practices once the Stars return from their road trip.
Sergei Gonchar (ankle) has been placed on the injured reserve list.
Sergei Gonchar will be sidelined for the next three-to-five weeks because of a fracture in his ankle.
Sergei Gonchar, who had missed some time on the ice due to a laceration of his ear, returned to game action Friday night against Tampa.
Sergei Gonchar took a puck to the head in a scrimmage that will keep him out of Monday's preseason game.
Dallas has been unable to move Sergei Gonchar even though the team was reportedly willing to retain half of the veteran defender's $5 million salary.