• Habs' Gilbert Out With The Flu

    News: Tom Gilbert (illness) did not report to the first day of Canadiens training camp on Thursday.
    Analysis: Tom Gilbert should be considered day-to-day with the illness, and will likely report to camp in a few days once he has recovered from the ailment. The 32-year-old defender registered 12 points (four goals, eight assists) in 72 games with Montreal last season.
  • Habs' Gilbert: Points In Series' First Three Games

    News: Tom Gilbert registered an assist in on the Habs' lone goal in Wednesday's Game 3 loss to the Lightning.
    Analysis: Tom Gilbert has tallied either a goal or assist in each of the three games of the series and ranks as the team's second-highest scorer during the postseason with four points. While it's been a nice run for the defensemen, the Habs simply can't hope to overcome the 3-0 deficit unless their big guns at forward (Max Pacioretty, Tomas Plekanec, to name a couple) aren't producing.
  • Habs' Gilbert Scores First NHL Playoff Goal

    News: Tom Gilbert scored his first career NHL playoff goal in Friday's Game 5 loss to Ottawa.
    Analysis: While it was a nice milestone for Tom Gilbert, the Habs are in trouble, having lost two straight games. The 32-year-old isn't a big offensive producer, having registered just one point in these playoffs, but he's logging decent minutes and has posted a 45-point season in his past. Don't expect many more goals, but he does play on the second power-play unit, so he could rack up a few more points if the Habs make it out of the first round.
  • Habs' Gilbert Set To Play Wednesday

    News: Tom Gilbert (upper body) will return to the lineup for Wednesday's postseason opener against the Senators, John Lu of TSN reports.
    Analysis: With Tom Gilbert now healthy after missing the Canadiens' last two regular-season contests, Sergei Gonchar, Greg Pateryn, and Mike Weaver will head to the press box to serve as the healthy scratches on defense. The 32-year-old Gilbert had a rough first season in Montreal, seeing his scoring total drop 16 points from the total of 28 he posted with the Panthers in 2013-14.
  • Habs' Gilbert Practices Monday

    News: Tom Gilbert (upper body) practiced with the Canadiens on Monday, Eric Engels of Sportsnet.ca reports.
    Analysis: Tom Gilbert's participation in practice could have him in line for a return to the lineup when the Canadiens begin their first-round playoff series with the Senators on Wednesday. The blueliner missed the Habs' final two regular-season contests due to the injury.
  • Habs' Gilbert Could Be Option For Saturday

    News: Tom Gilbert (upper body) will travel to Toronto for Saturday's regular-season finale.
    Analysis: Tom Gilbert wasn't a participant in Friday's practice due to the injury, but coach Michel Therrien reaffirmed afterwards that the blueliner is day-to-day. He'll still have the opportunity to play Saturday if he's able to take part in the Habs' morning skate without incident.
  • Habs Scratch Gilbert With Injury

    News: Tom Gilbert will miss Thursday's game against the Red Wings with an upper-body injury.
    Analysis: Tom Gilbert recently returned to the lineup after fracturing his jaw, so it's possible he may still be experiencing some sensitivity in that area. The Habs are listing him as a day-to-day, which will give Gilbert a shot at returning to the lineup for Saturday's regular-season finale against the Maple Leafs. Gilbert will be replaced by Greg Pateryn on Thursday.
  • Habs' Gilbert Returns

    News: Tom Gilbert returned to the lineup Thursday after missing four games with a fractured jaw. He scored a goal and had a team-high four blocked shots over 21:28 of ice time in a 5-4 shootout loss to Washington.
    Analysis: Tom Gilbert, who wore extra protection on his helmet, skated on the third pairing with Nathan Beaulieu. At plus-9 for the season, Gilbert ranks third among the team's defensemen.
  • Habs' Gilbert Back In Thursday

    News: Tom Gilbert (jaw) will play Thursday against the Capitals.
    Analysis: The fractured jaw sidelined Tom Gilbert for four games. He'll enter back in on the Habs' third defensive pairing, replacing Greg Pateryn.
  • Habs' Gilbert May Play Thursday

    News: Tom Gilbert (fractured jaw) practiced on the third defensive pairing Tuesday and could be back in the lineup for Thursday's game against Washington, the Montreal Gazette reports.
    Analysis: Changes on the blue line were expected after Monday night's loss to Tampa Bay, a game in which head coach Michel Therrien was not pleased with the defense. Tom Gilbert has been out the last four games due to the injury.