Thomas Vanek News Archive
Vanek made his Montreal debut Thursday night, playing 15:34 in a 5-2 loss to Phoenix. He had one shot and finished minus-1 while skating on a line with Tomas Plekanec and Brian Gionta.
Vanek, who was acquired from the Islanders at Wednesday's trade deadline, is expected to suit up for Thursday night's game in Phoenix, the Montreal Gazette reports.
The Islanders have traded Vanek to the Canadiens in exchange for Sebastian Collberg and a second-round draft pick, TSN.ca reports.
Vanek has been scratched from the lineup Tuesday versus Winnipeg, according to Newsday's Arthur Staple.
Vanek will be a healthy scratch for Tuesday's game against the Jets, Arthur Staple of Newsday reports.
Vanek scored two goals, including a power-play tally, and had an assist against the Panthers on Sunday. He also had seven shots on goal.