Thomas Vanek News Archive
Vanek had six shots on goal in Sunday's win over Buffalo and now has 16 in the past three games.
Vanek moved up to the top line for Friday's practice, the Montreal Gazette reports. He's replacing Brendan Gallagher on a line with David Desharnais and Max Pacioretty for Saturday night's game against Ottawa.
Vanek assisted on David Desharnais' third-period goal in Wednesday night's loss to Boston. It was Vanek's first point since joining Montreal.
Vanek will make his debut in Montreal on Wednesday night against the Bruins, the Montreal Gazette reports. He'll be back on a line with Tomas Plekanec and Brian Gionta.
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.