Drouin had two assists, two shots on goal, four hits, one blocked shot and two PIM in Thursday's 4-3 overtime loss to Winnipeg.
Drouin was originally given a goal when he deflected Jeff Petry's shot, but the scoring was changed as the puck went off the leg of Corey Perry. The two apples give Drouin 13 for the season, second on the team behind Petry's 14.
Drouin notched an assist, three hits and two shots on goal in Thursday's 6-3 loss to the Jets.
Drouin set up Joel Armia for the Canadiens' second goal at 17:29 of the first period. The 25-year-old Drouin has points in consecutive outings after being held off the scoresheet in the previous four contests. He's up to two goals, 11 assists, 26 shots on net and 17 hits through 19 appearances. The Quebec native is a solid depth option in fantasy.
Drouin scored a goal on his lone shot in a 5-4 shootout loss to the Senators.
Drouin halted an 11-game goal-scoring drought with his second-period tally, bringing the Canadiens to within 3-2 on a snap shot from the left circle. Drouin is tied for the team lead in assists (10) through 18 games, but he's only managed to light the lamp twice. Outside of a 21-goal, 53-point campaign with Tampa Bay in 2016-17, the 25-year-old has never been able to reach the offensive upside that made him the third overall pick in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.
Drouin (upper body) is expected to play in Tuesday's game versus the Senators.
Drouin left Sunday's loss to the Senators to be evaluated for a concussion. The 25-year-old has since been cleared, and he returned to practice Monday. Head coach Claude Julien said he'll be ready to go Tuesday, so expect the 25-year-old to resume his typical second-line duties, where he's accrued 11 points through 17 games this year.
Drouin (undisclosed) will not return to Sunday's game against Ottawa.
Drouin was on the ice for just over nine minutes before leaving the game. It's unclear what happened to the 25-year-old or how serious his injury is. Until another update is available, he'll be considered day-to-day ahead of Tuesday's tilt with Ottawa.
Drouin told Stu Cowan of the Montreal Gazette that he wants to shoot more. "Definitely that's something I want to work on. But I don't want to be one of those guys that's shooting pucks at the net just to get my Corsi (advanced metric) or my shot numbers up. I want to have the good quality shots," said the winger after evaluating video of himself this season.
Drouin did not put that desire into practice Wednesday, when he had just one shot in a 4-2 loss to Toronto, although he did register his team-leading 10th assist. He stands at 14 shots (one goal, 7.1 percent) through 13 games. Despite the low shot output, Drouin has tallied 11 points, skates on Montreal's most prolific line, and is part of the team's power play.
Drouin posted an assist in Wednesday's 4-2 loss to the Maple Leafs.
Drouin set up Josh Anderson for the opening tally at 1:16 of the first period. The 25-year-old Drouin has been in fine playmaking form to start the year -- he has one goal and 10 assists through 13 appearances. The Quebec native has added 14 shots on net, a plus-6 rating and eight PIM to round out his stat line.
Drouin had an assist and two shots on goal in Saturday's 2-1 win over the Senators.
Drouin notched the secondary assist on Josh Anderson's game-winning goal, tying him for the team lead with nine assists over 12 games. Montreal's second line, featuring Drouin, Anderson and center Nick Suzuki, has been Montreal's most prolific scoring line with 32 points.
Drouin posted an assist, two shots on goal, a pair of hits and a plus-2 rating in Monday's 6-2 win over the Canucks.
Drouin got on the scoresheet quickly with the secondary helper on Nick Suzuki's opening tally. The 25-year-old Drouin has been the playmaker on the second line for Montreal -- he has a goal and eight assists through nine contests, allowing Josh Anderson and Suzuki to be more goal-oriented.
Drouin collected two assists in Thursday's 4-2 win over the Flames.
Drouin registered the secondary assist on goals by Shea Weber (PP) and Josh Anderson to help stake the Canadiens to a 4-0 lead. The 25-year-old has hit the scoresheet in each of his last three games (one goal, four assists), though he's generated more than one shot in a single game just once all season.
Drouin had a goal on two shots with an assist and a hit in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Canucks.
Josh Anderson forced a turnover in Montreal's end, which resulted in a breakaway for Drouin, who went forehand, backhand and slid the puck five-hole on Braden Holtby for the forward's first goal of the season. He's mostly played the part of playmaker, setting up linemates Anderson and Nick Suzuki, with four assists through the first six games.
Drouin produced an assist and two PIM in Thursday's 7-3 win over the Canucks.
Drouin entered Thursday on a three-game drought, but he broke it with an assist in the second period. The 25-year-old forward has notched four helpers through five contests, but he's still seeking his first goal of the campaign. He's had to settle for playing provider to Nick Suzuki and Josh Anderson on the second line early on.
Drouin did had two hits and one blocked shot in Wednesday's 6-5 shootout loss to Vancouver.
After exploding for three assists in the season opener, Drouin has gone pointless in the three games since. He failed to record a shot on net for the second consecutive game and has just two shots through four games.
Drouin picked up three assists, one on the power play, in Wednesday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Maple Leafs.
The 25-year-old notched two helpers in the first period and another in the third, picking up where he'd left off at the end of last season. The line of Nick Suzuki, Josh Anderson and Drouin combined for three goals and six points in Wednesday's loss, and if the unit continues to click -- and if Drouin stays healthy -- he could quickly top his meager output from 2019-20.
Drouin scored a power-play goal during Montreal's final scrimmage Sunday, Stu Cowan of the Montreal Gazette reports.
Drouin and the power play are two things the Canadiens will be counting on this year. The forward was limited to 27 games last season due to a wrist injury that eventually required surgery. He returned for the playoff bubble, recording 1-6-7 over 10 playoff games. Montreal hopes he can have an impact on a power play that ranked 22nd (17.7 percent success) in the 2019-20 regular season and was worse in the bubble (15.2 percent). Drouin is skating on the first power-play unit during camp and is expected to open the season there.
Drouin had two assists, one on the power play, in Friday's 3-2 loss to the Flyers in Game 6.
Drouin had a hand in both of linemate Nick Suzuki's tallies in the contest. That duo showed promise during the playoffs -- both players managed seven points in 10 games. Drouin finished with a goal, six assists, 19 hits and a plus-3 rating during the postseason.
Drouin produced two assists, one on the power play, in Wednesday's 5-3 win over the Flyers in Game 5.
Drouin had the secondary helper on Brendan Gallagher's tally in the second period before a pinpoint pass to Nick Suzuki helped put the Canadiens ahead for good in the third. The 25-year-old Drouin has been a playmaker with four helpers in five games versus the Flyers. He's only been held off the scoresheet when the Canadiens were shut out in Games 3 and 4.
Drouin posted a power-play assist and two PIM in Wednesday's 2-1 loss to the Flyers in Game 1.
Drouin's shot attempt produced a rebound for Shea Weber to bury into an open cage at 14:38 of the second period. Through five postseason games, Drouin has collected a goal, an assist, eight shots on goal, six hits and six PIM. The 25-year-old should continue to see top-six usage as well as a spot on the first power-play unit.
Drouin scored a goal on four shots in Wednesday's 4-3 win over the Penguins in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Qualifiers.
Drouin's tally at 10:13 of the second period cut the deficit to one goal, and the Canadiens would tally twice more in the contest to get the win. The goal was Drouin's first postseason point of the year. He lost large chunks of 2019-20 to injuries, but the 25-year-old forward is a two-time 50-point scorer in his career.
According to general manager Marc Bergevin, Drouin (ankle) has been cleared to play, Eric Engels of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Drouin has only appeared in 27 games this season due to injuries to his wrist and ankle, but he's still been one of Montreal's better forwards when healthy, picking up seven goals and 15 points over that span. The 2013 first-round pick will slide into a middle-six role and a spot on one of the Canadiens' power-play units once postseason play gets underway.
|Last 7 Games|
|03/06||vs WPG||W 7-1||0||1||1||+1||17:37|
|03/04||vs WPG||L 3-4 (OT)||0||2||2||0||17:45|
|03/02||vs OTT||W 3-1||0||0||0||0||16:32|
|02/27||@ WPG||L 1-2 (OT)||0||0||0||+1||19:52|
|02/25||@ WPG||L 3-6||0||1||1||-2||17:54|
|02/23||@ OTT||L 4-5 (SO)||1||0||1||0||19:32|
|02/21||@ OTT||L 2-3 (OT)||0||0||0||0||9:11|
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