Joel Armia will draw back into the Canadiens' lineup Wednesday vs. Columbus.
Armia has not played since November 9th, a span of eight games, but will draw back into the lineup for the Canadiens on Wednesday in favour of Michael Pezzetta, who will be a healthy scratch. In six games this season, Armia has one point (1G / 0A) and eight shots while averaging 12:38 time-on-ice.
Joel Armia has been recalled from Laval (AHL).
Source: Stu Cowan 11/24/23, 5:30 pm EST
The Canadiens assigned Armia to Laval (AHL) on Sunday.
Armia will be a healthy scratch on Saturday.
Joel Armia will make his season debut against the Jets on Saturday.
After clearing waivers, Armia started the season with the Laval Rocket of the AHL. In four games with the Rocket, Armia had five points (4G / 1A). He is expected to line up on the fourth line for the Canadiens with Jake Evans and Michael Pezzetta.
Joel Armia has been recalled from the Laval Rockets (AHL).
Armia (upper-body) is expected to be ready for the start of the season.
On Monday, the Canadiens announced that Newhook was day-to-day, but head coach Martin St. Louis said that he is confident that Armia will be ready for the start of the season. The 30-year-old veteran is expected to be a bottom-6 winger for the Canadiens this season. He had just 14 points (7G / 7A) in 43 games a season ago.
Armia (illness) will be back in the Canadiens lineup on Saturday.
Armia (upper-body) will be back in the Canadiens lineup on Sunday.
Armia (upper-body) will be out until the NHL All-Star break.
Armia has three goals, four assists, 56 SOG and a -7 plus/minus through 32 games this season but will now be out until after the All-Star break as he deals with an injury for the second time this season. He has been placed on the injured reserve retroactive to January 15th for an upper-body injury.
Joel Armia has been placed on the injured reserve (upper body).
Armia has three goals, four assists, 56 SOG and a -7 plus/minus through 32 games this season but will now be forced to miss time for the second time this season as he deals with an upper-body injury. He has been placed on the injured reserve retroactive to January 15th.
Joel Armia will be a healthy scratch Tuesday vs. Nashville.
Armia will be the odd man out and head to the press box as a healthy scratch as Anthony Richard rejoins the Canadiens' lineup Tuesday vs. Nashville. The 29-year-old has struggled to make an impact at all this season, with three assists, 45 SOG, 10 PIMs and a -7 plus/minus through 26 games.
Armia (upper-body) will not play Tuesday vs. the Devils.
Armia is dealing with an upper-body injury and will not be available for Tuesday's game vs. New Jersey. Juraj Slafkovský has served his two-game suspension and will draw back into the Canadiens lineup to replace Armia.
Joel Armia will make his season debut for the Canadians Saturday vs. Florida
Source: RDS 10/29/22, 3:34 pm EST
The Canadiens have played Joel Armia (upper-body) on IR.
The Canadiens announced on Sunday that Armia will miss one-to-two weeks, so moving him to IR means he'll for sure miss seven days. Juraj Slafkovsky will open the season with the Canadiens, which could change once Armia is back and in need of a roster spot.
Armia is expected to miss 1-to-2 weeks with an upper-body injury.
Missing one to two weeks would mean that Armia would miss at least three games. The injury opens the door for No.1 overall pick Juraj Slafkovsky to start the season with the Canadiens.
Armia has been granted a leave of absence for personal reasons.
Armia has travelled back to Finland to attend to some personal reasons, so he will not play Tuesday vs. the Wild. It's unclear when Armia will be back with the team but Mathieu Perreault will replace him in Tuesday's game.
Armia cleared COVID-19 protocol and is expected to play on Tuesday.
Armia missed seven games while in COVID-19 protocol but was on the ice for Monday's practice and is expected to play Tuesday vs. the Devils. Armia skated in the bottom-6 in Monday's session and has not scored a goal in 16 games.
Source: John Lu 02/7/22, 8:27 pm EST
The Canadiens have added Joel Armia to the COVID-19 protocol list.
Armia and Cole Caufield were added to the COVID-19 protocol list on Tuesday, so look for Michael Pezzetta and someone from the taxi squad to enter the lineup in Dallas.
Armia (undisclosed) is expected to be back in the Canadiens lineup on Saturday.
Armia missed the last two games with an undisclosed injury but is expected to replace Jake Evans (undisclosed) in the lineup on Saturday. Armia has one goal and four assists in 26 games this season.