Barberio netted his first goal of the season in Tuesday's 4-1 loss to the Bruins. Barberio was selected to be an AHL Allstar earlier this month, and has played well since being called up to the big club. He now has a goal and two assists through 10 games with the Canadiens.
Barberio was selected for the AHL All-Star game, Hockey Inside Out reports. Barberio has been a pleasant surprise for the Montreal organization since signing a one-year, two-way contract last summer. He had two goals and 18 assists in 26 games with St. John's before getting called up to Montreal two weeks ago. He's appeared in five straight games, picking up two assists while Tom Gilbert deals with a lower-body injury.
Barberio made his debut for Montreal in Monday night's 4-3 shootout win over Tampa Bay. The former Lightning was minus-1 with one shot in 12:41 TOI. Barberio skated with Greg Pateryn on the third defense pairing while Alexei Emelin and Jarrod Tinordi were healthy scratches.
Barberio was recalled by the Canadiens on Sunday, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports. Barberio played in 52 games for the Lightning last season, but hasn't seen any action at the NHL level this season. He has tallied 20 points in 25 games with AHL St. John's this season, however, and should provide some depth along the blue line. It's possible one of the Canadiens' defenseman is dealing with an injury, but there is no indication of that at this point.
Mark Barberio cleared waivers and was assigned to St. John's of the American Hockey League, Hockey Inside Out reports.
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