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.
The Canadiens have signed Joel Armia to a four-year, $13.4 million contract extension.
Armia has become a versatile part of the Canadiens' middle-6 in recent years and signs a nice $3.35M AAV extension the day before free agency. Armia's offence fell off a bit in 2021 but has averaged 19 goals and 16 assists (35 points) per 82-games in his three years in Montreal.
Armia (COVID-19) is expected to draw back into the Canadiens lineup for Game 2.
Armia took warmups but will be scratched in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final.
Armia (COVID-19) is on the ice for warmups and is expected to play in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final.
Source: Dan Rosen 06/28/21, 7:44 pm EST
Armia has been cleared from COVID-19 protocol and is travelling to Tampa; will be a game-time decision for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup final.
Armia was added to the COVID-19 protocol list and did not travel to Tampa for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final.
Armia (COVID-19) will return to the Canadiens lineup on Wednesday.
Armia has been sidelined by COVID-19 since mArch 20th but will play Wednesday vs. the Flames. Armia skated in the top-6 with Nick Suzuki and Tyler Toffoli in the morning skate, so he'll have a prime opportunity to put up some points vs. Calgary.
Armia has been added to the COVID-19 protocol list and will not play Monday.
Armia (concussion) is on the ice for warmups; expected to play vs. the Maple Leafs.
Armia (concussion) will be a game-time decision on Wednesday.
Armia was on the ice for the Canadiens morning skate and left with the rest of the regulars. which is a good sign that he'll be available tonight vs. the Maple Leafs. The Canadiens would not commit to him playing, so consider him a game-time decision. The way Montreal has been rolling, it's difficult to project who he would replace.
Armia (concussion) will not play on Saturday.
Armia suffered a concussion on a hit from Tyler Myers on Thursday and missed Friday's practice. With Armia dealing with a concussion, he's already been ruled out of Saturday's rematch in Vancouver. Corey Perry skated in his spot in Friday's practice.
Armia will return to the Canadiens lineup on Thursday.
Armia (upper-body) not expected to play Wednesday; but is nearing a return.
Armia has been out since December 23rd but was a full participant in Tuesday's practice and head coach Claude Julien said he's close to returning. Julien added that he's "very doubtful" for Wednesday which makes him at least questionable for Thursday's game in Philadelphia.
Source: Stu Cowan 01/14/20, 12:57 pm EST
Armia is week-to-week with an upper-body injury.
Armia was hurt midway through the Canadiens' final game before the Christmas break and will miss at least a couple of weeks with an upper-body injury. Luckily for the Canadiens, Jesperi Kotkaniemi will be back in the lineup on Saturday.
Source: Stu Cowan 12/27/19, 10:59 am EST
Armia (lower-body) is expected to play Thursday vs. the Sharks.
Armia has missed the last two games with a lower-body issue but was back on the ice at practice on Wednesday and should play Thursday. Armia has recorded five points (4G / 1A) in seven games this season and is expected to play with Max Domi and Jonathan Drouin.
Source: John Lu 10/24/19, 11:33 am EST
Armia is a late-scratch Saturday in St. Louis.
Armia has been hot to start the season, scoring four goals with one assist in seven games but is a late-scratch this afternoon. Jordan Weal will replace him on the Canadiens fourth-line.
Source: Stu Cowan 10/19/19, 3:10 pm EST
The Canadiens have signed Joel Armia to a two-year deal worth $5.2 million ($2.6M AAV).
Armia (knee) will be back in the Canadiens lineup on Thursday.
Armia has missed the last 26 games with a knee injury but will play Thursday for the first time since November 6th. Armia will skate on a line with Jesperi Kotkaniemi and Artturi Lehkonen and has three goals and four assists (seven points) in 15 games this season.
Source: Stu Cowan 01/3/19, 12:49 pm EST