• Habs Extend Pateryn

    News: Greg Pateryn signed a two-year contract extension with the Canadiens on Wednesday, CTV Montreal reports.
    Analysis: "Greg is a young defenceman who has developed very well. He enjoys the physical play and brings more depth to our defensive group," GM Marc Bergevin noted of the blueliner. In 17 regular season games with the Canadiens this past season, Greg Pateryn did not record a point, though the 25-year-old defender did manage three helpers in seven playoff games.
  • Habs' Pateryn Gathers Assist Friday

    News: Greg Pateryn was credited with an assist in Friday's Game 5 loss to the Senators.
    Analysis: With Nathan Beaulieu out with an upper-body injury, Greg Pateryn has entered the lineup for the Habs the last two games. Though he came away with an assist Friday, Pateryn has seen a combined 20:18 of ice time over those two games, an amount that's probably too insignificant to aid his chances of piling up counting stats.
  • Habs' Pateryn Activated Saturday

    News: Greg Pateryn, who was called up Friday, was on the active roster for Saturday's 3-1 win over the Islanders. He had a shot on goal and two hits in 10:16 of ice time on the third defense pairing.
    Analysis: Greg Pateryn was the one change head coach Michel Therrien made on the blue line following Thursday's 5-2 loss, in which Montreal blew a 2-0 lead to the Senators.
  • Habs Recall Pateryn

    News: Greg Pateryn was recalled from AHL Hamilton on Friday, LNH.com's Arpon Basu reports.
    Analysis: The Canadiens will kick off a three-game road trip Saturday in Long Island and likely wanted to have another blueliner on hand with Alexei Emelin (shoulder) still ailing. Greg Pateryn skated with Sergei Gonchar on the Habs' third pairing at Friday's practice, so he could be on track to enter the lineup Saturday.
  • Habs' Pateryn Reassigned To AHL Hamilton

    News: Pateyrn was reassigned to AHL Hamilton on Monday, TSN's John Lu reports.
    Analysis: Greg Pateryn will be replaced by Jeff Petry, who was recently acquired in a trade. The 24-year-old defenseman has yet to score a point through nine career NHL games, but he played reasonably well in his latest stint with the Canadiens.
  • Habs' Pateryn A Big Hitter

    News: Greg Pateryn led the Canadiens with six hits in Saturday night's 4-0 win over the Maple Leafs. He also blocked two shots in 11:58 of ice time.
    Analysis: With Sergei Gonchar (upper body) returning to the lineup, one of Montreal's young defensemen had to go, and it wasn't Greg Pateryn. He survived while Jarred Tinrodi was sent back to the minors. He skated on the third defensive pairing along with Nathan Beaulieu.
  • Habs' Pateryn Activated

    News: Greg Pateryn was in the active lineup Wednesday, skating 15:11 in a 4-2 loss to Ottawa. He had one shot on net, three hits and finished at plus-1.
    Analysis: Greg Pateryn got increased ice time after Montreal lost Alexei Emelin on the game's first shift with an upper-bdoy injury.
  • Habs Scratch Pateryn

    News: Greg Pateryn was a healthy scratch Monday night against Detroit.
    Analysis: Greg Pateryn was called up from AHL Hamilton on Sunday to give Montreal an extra body on defense after Sergei Gonchar suffered an upper-body injury. Tom Gilbert was activated to replace Gonchar against the Red Wings.
  • Habs Recall Pateryn

    News: The Canadiens recalled Greg Pateryn from AHL Hamilton on Sunday.
    Analysis: Greg Pateryn gives the Habs some added blue line depth, with Sergei Gonchar currently dealing with an upper body injury.
  • Canadiens Send Pateryn Down

    News: Greg Pateryn was sent to Hamilton of the American Hockey League, the Montreal Gazette reports.
    Analysis: This isn't a big surprise. Greg Pateryn was the longest shot among three young defensemen to stick with the team.