Lars Eller News Archive
Eller had an assist, his first point of the season, in Saturday night's 3-2 win over Colorado.
Eller (lower body) played 14:28 in the Wednesday night's 4-3 season-opening win over the Maple Leafs. He had two shots on goal, two blocked shots and won seven of 13 faceoffs.
Eller (lower body) practiced Monday and pronounced himself ready to play when the Canadiens open the season Wednesday against Toronto, the Montreal Gazette reports.
Eller was held out of Saturday night's preseason game because of a lower-body injury, the Montreal Gazette reports.
Eller made his preseason debut Sunday night in a loss to Washington. He had missed the first week or so of preseason with a lower-body injury.
Eller (lower body) returned to practice Saturday morning, Hockey Inside Out reports. He skated on a line with Jiri Sekac and Rene Bourque.
Eller (lower body) is not expected to see any exhibition game action before next week, the Montreal Gazette reports.
Coach Michel Therrien said Wednesday that he expects Eller (lower body) to return to practice in the next day or two, LNH.com's Arpon Basu reports.
Eller (lower body) is on the training camp injured list, Renaud Lavoie of Journal de Montreal reports.