• Thomas Signs With Habs

    News: Christian Thomas signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Canadiens on Thursday.
    Analysis: Christian Thomas, who scored one goal in 18 games with the Habs this past season, will reprise his role as a depth forward with the team, an assignment that carries modest upside at this stage of the 23-year old's career.
  • Habs Recall Thomas From Minors

    News: Christian Thomas was recalled from AHL Hamilton on Sunday.
    Analysis: Christian Thomas isn't expected to contribute for the Habs during the postseason and will instead just be around to help the team fill out lines during practices. The 22-year-old previously appeared in 18 games for the Habs, tallying a lone goal and no assists.
  • Canadiens Send Thomas To AHL

    News: Christian Thomas was sent to AHL Hamilton on Friday, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.
    Analysis: Christian Thomas was recalled from the AHL in late January, and has played in 18 contests with the Canadiens this season, notching his first career NHL goal Feb. 13 against the Oilers. He will head back to the minors for now and await another chance to return.
  • Montreal's Thomas Scores First

    News: Christian Thomas potted his first career NHL goal in Thursday night's 4-3 overtime loss to Edmonton.
    Analysis: A little bit offense from the bottom-six forwards, something that's been lacking in Montreal. Another youngster, Jacob de la Rose, picked up an assist on the goal.
  • Habs' Thomas Moved Up In Game

    News: Christian Thomas was bumped up to the third line during Saturday's 1-0 win over the Capitals, Hockey Inside Out reports.
    Analysis: Christian Thomas swapped assignments with Brandon Prust and provided some offensive zone impact to the third line, something the Canadiens overall have been lacking in recent games. Thomas had six shots on goal (and had two that missed) in 8:14 of ice time.
  • Canadiens Recall Thomas

    News: Christian Thomas was recalled by the Canadiens over the weekend, the Montreal Gazette reports.
    Analysis: Christian Thomas was sent down to AHL Hamilton while the NHL was on its All-Star break, but is back up with the Canadiens while P.A. Parenteau is sidelined by a concussion.
  • Habs Assign Thomas To AHL

    News: The Canadiens have assigned Christian Thomas to AHL Hamilton, the team's official site reports.
    Analysis: Christian Thomas, who did not record a point in his three-game stint with the Habs, returns to Hamilton, where he has notched 14 points in 29 games to date. He's a candidate for a recall after the NHL All-Star break when the team next looks for some depth up front.
  • Habs Activate Thomas

    News: Christian Thomas was in the active lineup for Saturday night's loss to the Penguins. He took the roster spot of Manny Malhotra, who was a healthy scratch.
    Analysis: Head coach Michel Therrien deployed his all-kid fourth line with Christian Thomas joining Sven Andrighetto and Michael Bournival. Thomas had 8:19 of ice time and was minus-1 in the loss.
  • Habs' Thomas Recalled From AHL

    News: Christian Thomas was recalled from AHL Hamilton on Thursday, NHL.com's Arpon Basu reports.
    Analysis: Christian Thomas has spent the entire season with AHL Hamilton, recording nine goals and five assists in 24 appearances. He'll help with depth while P.A. Parenteau (upper body) deals with an injury, but Thomas may be a healthy scratch for Saturday's game against the Penguins.
  • Canadiens Return Thomas

    News: Christian Thomas has been returned to the Hamilton Bulldogs of the American Hockey League, the Montreal Gazette reports.
    Analysis: Christian Thomas had a good training camp and is on the short list of bodies the Canadiens will call on when a forward is needed.