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Canadiens' Justin Barron: Buries one in finale
Barron scored a short-handed goal in Thursday's season-ending 5-4 loss to Boston. He added one hit, two blocked shots and two penalty minutes over 25:49 of ice time.
After some activity near the net, a loose puck came out to the slot where Barron jumped and buried it past Jeremy Swayman. The 21-year-old defenseman finished the season with four goals and 11 assists while going plus-2 over 39 games. He was called up in December and never went back to the AHL. Barron will have a spot on Montreal's blue line in 2023-24.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Justin Barron: Two helpers in return
Barron recorded a pair of assists and five hits in Tuesday's 6-4 win over the Penguins.
Barron, returning from a six-game absence with an upper-body injury, assisted on Mike Hoffman's goal in the first period before setting up Anthony Richard's game-winner in the third. The 21-year-old Barron is up to three goals and eight assists through 25 games this season. A first-round pick in 2020, Barron should see a regular role on Montreal's blueline over the final month of the season.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Justin Barron: Back in action
Barron (upper body) will return to the lineup Tuesday against Pittsburgh.
Barron has produced nine points, 24 shots on goal, 19 blocks and 22 hits in 24 contests this campaign. He will replace Chris Wideman on the back end of the Canadiens following a six-game absence.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Justin Barron: Unavailable Monday
Barron (upper body) won't play Monday against Colorado, Arpon Basu of The Athletic reports.
Barron will miss his sixth straight game despite wearing a regular jersey during Monday's morning skate. He has produced nine points, 24 shots on goal, 19 blocks and 22 hits in 24 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Justin Barron: Won't play against Devils
Barron (upper body) isn't ready to return for Saturday's game against New Jersey, per Guillaume Lefrancois of La Presse.
Barron hasn't played since March 2 because of the injury. He has three goals and nine points in 24 contests in 2022-23. Barron might serve on the third pairing once he's healthy.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Justin Barron: Not cleared for contact
Barron (upper body) is still sporting a non-contact jersey at Thursday's game-day skate, ruling him out versus the Rangers.
Barron will be shelved for his fourth consecutive contest due to his upper-body issue. The defenseman has been limited to just 24 NHL appearances this season in which he notched three goals, six assists and 24 shots while averaging just 15:27 of ice time.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Justin Barron: Still day-to-day
Barron (upper body) remains day-to-day and won't play Tuesday versus Carolina, Marc Antoine Godin of The Athletic reports.
Barron has been out since leaving last Thursday's game versus Los Angeles following a hard hit from Carl Grundstrom. There is some speculation that the Canadiens blueliner could be dealing with a concussion. Barron has nine points, 24 shots on goal, 19 blocks and 22 hits in 24 contests this campaign.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Justin Barron: Unavailable Sunday
Barron (upper body) is day-to-day and won't play Sunday against Vegas.
Barron was also unavailable for Friday's 3-2 loss to Anaheim following an early exit from Thursday's 3-2 defeat against Los Angeles. He has produced nine points, 24 shots on goal, 19 blocks and 22 hits in 24 appearances this season.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Justin Barron: Out Friday
Barron (upper body) isn't expected to play Friday versus Anaheim, according to Eric Engels of Sportsnet.ca.
Barron was injured in the first period of Thursday's 3-2 loss to LA. He has three goals and nine points in 24 contests this season. With Barron unavailable, Chris Tierney is projected to draw into the lineup after being a healthy scratch Thursday.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Justin Barron: Exits with UBI
Barron (upper body) won't return to Thursday's game versus the Kings.
Barron was hurt in the first period of Thursday's contest. The Canadiens dressed seven defensemen for this one, so they should be able to weather his absence fairly well. It's unclear if the 21-year-old will be able to play Friday in Anaheim.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Justin Barron: Runs point streak to three
Barron had an assist, one shot on goal and one blocked shot over 16:07 of ice time in Saturday's 5-2 loss to Ottawa.
Barron fed Mike Matheson in their own end and watched his defense partner do the rest of the work for Montreal's first goal. The assist gave Barron points in three straight (one goal, two assists). The rookie defenseman has been a sneaky producer, registering all nine of his points in the last 15 games.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Justin Barron: Logs assist in win
Barron had an assist, one shot on goal and one blocked shot over 19:24 of ice time in Friday's 5-2 win over Philadelphia.
Barron's shot from the point was tipped in by Jesse Ylonen, giving the blueliner points in the last two games. He's gained a comfort level since being called up from AHL Laval. After going pointless and minus-5 over the first seven games, the 21-year-old has eight points (three goals. five assists) and is plus-6 over the subsequent 14 contests.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Justin Barron: Opens scoring
Barron scored a goal on two shots in Tuesday's 5-2 win over New Jersey. He added one hit, one blocked shot and two penalty minutes over 17:22 of ice time.
Barron moved in from the blue line and wristed home a perfect feed from Nick Suzuki for an early first-period goal. It was the first of three goals scored by Montreal defenseman and Barron's third in the last six games. The rookie blueliner has seven points, 20 shots, 20 hits, 16 blocked shots and eight PIM over 20 contests.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Justin Barron: Good to go Saturday
Barron (shoulder) will be in the lineup versus Toronto on Saturday, Eric Engels of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Barron fell awkwardly into the boards Thursday after he was checked from behind courtesy of Andrei Svechnikov, but he is fine and will not miss a game. Barron has two goals, four assists and 17 hits with 15 blocks in 18 NHL games this season.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Justin Barron: Leaves Thursday's game
Barron was removed from Thursday's loss to the Hurricanes after falling awkwardly into the boards shoulder first, Stu Cowan of the Montreal Gazette reports.
Barron was checked from behind by Carolina's Andrei Svechnikov, who was assessed a cross-checking penalty, in the second period. Barron returned to the game briefly in the third before eventually being removed permanently. More details will emerge in the coming days.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Justin Barron: Pots power-play game-winner
Barron scored the game-winning goal on the power play in Tuesday's 4-0 victory over Chicago.
His wrister from the blue line snuck through traffic and beat Jaxson Stauber midway through the first period, and that was the only offense in the game until Montreal blew it open in the third. Barron has two goals in 17 games on the season, but both have come in the last three contests, and the 21-year-old rookie's increasing time with the man advantage is also encouraging. His scouting report doesn't suggest a lot of offensive upside, but Barron does have six goals and 16 points in 25 games for AHL Laval this season and was a first-round pick by Colorado in 2020. The Habs have little to lose by seeing what he's capable of.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Justin Barron: Scores first goal
Barron scored a goal on four shots and delivered one hit over 17:04 of ice time in Saturday's 4-3 overtime win over the Islanders.
Barron was the trailer and buried a wrister off a feed from Evgenii Dadonov to tie the game at two. It was Barron's first goal in 15 games since being called up in late December. While not carrying an offensive reputation, the 21-year-old blueliner has scored all five of his points in the last eight contests.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Justin Barron: Logs another assist
Barron had an assist, two shots on goal, two hits and three blocked shots over 15:47 of ice time in Tuesday's 4-2 loss to the Bruins.
Barron's wrist shot from the point caromed around in front of Jeremy Swayman before the loose puck was deposited by Kirby Dach. It was the fourth helper in the last four games for Barron, who is not known for his offense.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Justin Barron: Adds assist in loss
Barron had an assist and one blocked shot over 14:45 of ice time in Thursday's 6-2 loss to the Panthers.
Barron was the secondary helper on Rem Pitlick's goal in the third period. The Canadiens are expected to focus on developing young talent, like Barron, over the second half of the season. He didn't arrive to the NHL with a reputation for offense, but the 21-year-old has three points in nine games since being called up.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Justin Barron: Logs two assists in win
Barron had two assists, one shot on goal and one blocked shot over 14:14 of ice time in Tuesday's 4-1 win over Winnipeg. He also played 2:11 on the power play.
Barron registered his first two points since being called up from AHL Laval at the end of December and was named the game's first star. He was involved in two goals scored by slumping forwards in the first period. Barron set up Evgenii Dadonov to tie the game at 1-1, then two minutes later he provided the secondary helper on a Mike Hoffman tally. Injured defenseman Mike Matheson returned to action Tuesday, but it was veteran Chris Wideman taking a seat while the rookie Barron stayed in the lineup.... See More ... See Less
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