|February 3, 2014: Habs Demote Thomas|
Thomas was sent down to AHL Hamilton on Monday, Marc Antoine Godin of the Montreal Press reports.Had the Canadiens chosen not to reassign Thomas, he would have been a likely candidate to serve as a healthy scratch for the Canadiens for Tuesday's game following the acquisition of forward Dale Weise on Monday. By heading back to Hamilton, Thomas will get the opportunity to continue to play on a regular basis.
|February 2, 2014: Jets slip past Canadiens 2-1|
MONTREAL (AP) The Winnipeg Jets skated off with a win. The Montreal Canadiens left the ice with complaints.
|February 1, 2014: Thompson lifts Lightning over Canadiens in overtime|
Nate Thompson scored twice, including the winner at 4:36 of overtime, to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday afternoon.
|February 1, 2014: Habs' Thomas Hopeful To Play|
Thomas skated on a line with Lars Eller and Rene Bourque during Friday's practice, Hockey Inside Out reports.Thomas replaced Brandon Prust, who did not skate due to flu-like symptoms, but it is not known whether the young forward will suit up for Saturday's matinee game against Tampa Bay. Thomas' father, former NHLer Steve Thomas, is an assistant coach with the Lightning.
|January 30, 2014: Habs Recall Thomas|
Thomas was called up from AHL Hamilton on Thursday, Amanda Stein of TSN Radio 690 reports.An offseason acquisition from the Rangers, Thomas will be joining the big club for the first time this season after he was cut in training camp. Thomas totaled five goals and nine assists in 23 NHL games with the Rangers in 2012-13. It's unclear how much action he'll get right away with the Habs.