• Flyers Sign Drewiske To Two-Way Deal

    News: Davis Drewiske (wrist) signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Flyers on Wednesday, Tim Riday of CSN Philadelphia reports.
    Analysis: Davis Drewiske appeared in 62 games for AHL Hamilton in the Canadiens organization before March wrist surgery ended his season prematurely. It's not certain if he'll be ready to contribute for Flyers' minor-league squad at Lehigh Valley when the 2015-16 campaign begins.
  • Habs' Drewiske Out For Remainder Of Season

    News: Drewiskie will miss the remainder of the season for AHL Hamilton after undergoing wrist surgery, Dave Stubbs of the Montreal Gazette reports.
    Analysis: Davis Drewiske hasn't appeared in the NHL ranks since the lockout-shortened 2012-13 season, and now that he's on the wrong side of 30 and coming off a major operation, it will only be more difficult for him to get back to hockey's highest level. The defenseman had four goals and 22 points over 62 games for Hamilton before requiring the wrist procedure.
  • Habs Waive Drewiske

    News: Davis Drewiske was waived by the Canadiens on Thursday, John Lu of TSN Montreal reports.
    Analysis: The 29-year-old Davis Drewiske, who missed most of last season following shoulder surgery, was unable to beat out Jarred Tinordi or Greg Pateryn in the competition for the Habs' seventh defenseman. He's expected to clear waivers and report to AHL Hamilton.
  • Habs Reassign Drewiske

    News: Davis Drewiske cleared waivers Monday and has been reassigned to AHL Hamilton.
    Analysis: It's believed that Davis Drewiske is almost fully recovered from offseason shoulder surgery, but the Habs were unwilling to take the risk of using him in the lineup after he missed the last five-plus months of action. Should he prove himself healthy and effective at Hamilton, Drewiske could be recalled by Montreal at a later date.
  • Habs Place Drewiske On Waivers Sunday

    News: Updating a previous report, the Canadiens have officially placed Davis Drewiske (shoulder) on waivers Sunday, TSN's Bob McKenzie reports.
    Analysis: The move was expected after Davis Drewiske failed to make the road trip with the team over the weekend. If he goes unclaimed, which seems likely, he will end up with AHL Hamilton.
  • Canadiens' Drewiske Doesn't Go On The Road

    News: Davis Drewiske did not join the club on its current road trip and is likely to be put on waivers soon.
    Analysis: Davis Drewiske has been nursing a shoulder issue, but hasn't been very strong on the ice even when healthy. He is expected to be placed on waivers soon and, if unclaimed, will head to AHL Hamilton.
  • Habs' Drewiske Misses Practice For Family Reasons

    News: Davis Drewiske (shoulder) missed Wednesday's practice due to family reasons.
    Analysis: Davis Drewiske is on the disabled list with a shoulder injury, so his absence from Wednesday's practice doesn't indicate any sort of setback. He seems to be progressing well in his recovery and could be available shortly after the break.
  • Habs' Drewiske Cleared For Contact

    News: Davis Drewiske (shoulder) was cleared for full contact Wednesday, Stu Cowan of the Montreal Gazette reports.
    Analysis: Davis Drewiske was skating with his teammate in a regular jersey during Wednesday's practice, but he'll probably need additional sessions before coach Michel Therrien feels comfortable using him in games. The defenseman has not played this season after undergoing surgery in October and probably won't be activated from IR until after the break for the Winter Olympics.
  • Habs' Drewiske Travels

    News: Davis Drewiske (shoulder) has not been cleared to play, but traveled with the team for Thursday night's game in Boston, the Montreal Gazette reports.
    Analysis: Davis Drewiske practiced with teammates Wednesday for the first since undergoing shoulder surgery. He wore a non-contact jersey.
  • Habs' Drewiske Skates

    News: Davis Drewiske (shoulder) practiced in a non-contact jersey Wednesday.
    Analysis: He's not ready to return to the lineup just yet, but it's another step forward in his recovery. Davis Drewiske has yet to suit up this season, but recorded one goal and two assists in nine games for the Canadiens last season.