Found October 22, 2013 on Sports Injury Alert:
Montreal Canadiens forward Brandon Prust will be out for the next four weeks with a shoulder injury, as per the team’s official Twitter account. Prust suffered the injury after crashing hard into the boards in the 3rd period in the team’s 2-1 loss to the Nashville Predators. With forward Daniel Briere also leaving the game with a concussion, the team has recalled forwards Patrick Holland and Michael Blunden from their AHL affiliate Hamilton Bulldogs. Prust has been primarily playing on the Habs’ 4th line this season and on their penalty kill. He’s averaging 13:07 TOI this season, with a 2:37 average in shorthanded situations. Other players will have to step up to pick up the slack while down a man. While Prust is not much of an offensive threat, he has managed to score two goals and one assist in eight games this season. With George Parros still out, the Canadiens will primarily miss his physical presence on this ice.

Shoulder puts Prust out four weeks

Montreal Canadiens winger Brandon Prust will be sidelined for four weeks by a right shoulder injury. The team made the announcement Monday on Twitter. Prust was hurt in Saturday's 2-1 loss to the Nashville Predators when he crashed hard into the boards in the third period. In eight games this season, Prust has two goals and an assist. Habs forward Daniel Briere also left...

Habs in tough as Prust hits the shelf

Now this sounds familiar: the Canadiens are suffering a barrage of injuries. Last week we learned Davis Drewiske would be gone 6 months, Max Pacioretty 3 weeks, and now Brandon Prust is out a month with a shoulder injury. Add to that George Parros, Alex Emelin, Doug Murray, and a clearly banged up Josh Gorges, not to mention a concussed Daniel Briere, and you get...a regular season...

Canadiens’ Prust Out With Shoulder Injury

Brandon Prust will be out 4 weeks with a right shoulder injury. — Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) October 21, 2013

Canadiens’ Lars Eller gives Oilers bulletin board material: “They play a bit like a junior team sometimes.”

When Montreal Canadiens‘ forward Lars Eller accused the Edmonton Oilers of playing like a ‘junior team,” he was making one of professional sports most cardinal mistakes, providing his opponent with motivational bulletin board material. In an interview before last night’s…Read more →The post Canadiens’ Lars Eller gives Oilers bulletin board material: “They [Oilers...

Oilers-Canadiens Preview

Injuries are mounting for the Montreal Canadiens. The Edmonton Oilers are in no position to offer any sympathy. With Danny Briere and Brandon Prust being added to the lengthy injury list, the Canadiens will try to rebound from their most recent result and beat the Oilers for the second time in less than two weeks Tuesday night. Montreal (5-3-0) has eight players on injured reserve...

Verbal jab by Habs' Lars Eller gives Oilers some extra motivation

Lars Eller wasn’t in the Canadiens dressing room Tuesday night following his team’s 4-3 loss to the Edmonton Oilers so he wasn’t available to clarify his comments of earlier in the day. Eller had suggested that the Oilers “play a little bit like a junior team” and oh my did Edmonton coach Dallas Eakins and his team get some mileage out of that. Knowing the Habs 24-year...

Trash-talking yields a bite-you-in-the-butt result, or simply a ‘lucky’ win?

Montreal Canadiens winger Lars Eller suggested that the Edmonton Oilers were "like a junior team" prior to Tuesday night's game between Montreal and Edmonton, and it backfired in a big way, with the Oilers taking the bulletin board material and running with it en route to a 3-2 win over the Canadiens. The Globe and Mail's Sean Gordon took note of the trash-talking...

Canadiens’ Lars Eller calls Edmonton Oilers “a junior team”.

The Edmonton Oilers have had a slow start to the 2013 NHL season and were set to face off against the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night. Prior to the game, Canadiens’ forward Lars Eller described the Oilers play “like a junior team sometimes”. “They take a lot risks, a lot of chances.” Eller continued. “They’re a little all over the place. There’s not a lot of structure...

Injuries Open Door for Habs’ Rookies

Bournival (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images) By Matthew Macaskill (@MTLMacaskill) The Montreal Canadiens haven’t had much luck with injuries to start the 2013-14 NHL season. Seven regulars find themselves on the sidelines heading into Tuesday night’s game against the Edmonton Oilers. Their combined salary cap hit  is over $16 million dollars, which makes filling the holes...

Quick Notes

from Luke Fox of Sportsnet, A quick mix of the things we gleaned from the week of hockey, serious and satirical, and rolling four lines deep. 1. Daniel Briere (concussion), Brandon Prust (shoulder), Max Pacioretty (hamstring), George Parros (concussion), Douglas Murray (upper body), and Alexei Emelin (knee) are all out of the Montreal Canadiens’ lineup. This is a club...
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