The Canadian recalled defenseman Jayden Struble. To make room for him in the lineup, he placed the name of Rafaël Harvey-Pinard on the injured list.
A second-round pick (46th overall) by Montreal in 2019, the 22-year-old American has collected six points in 12 games with the Laval Rocket since the start of the campaign.
Martin St-Louis’ unit is about to embark on a four-match road trip, three of which are in California. With Arber Xhekaj sidelined with a shoulder injury, bringing in an extra defender isn’t a bad idea. Especially since Jordan Harris doesn’t appear to be in top form since retiring to the locker room with an upper-body injury during a road trip to the Vancouver Canucks on Nov. 12.
More details to come