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Canadiens forward Gallagher out at least two weeks with lower-body injury

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The Montreal Canadiens say forward Brendan Gallagher will miss at least two weeks with a lower-body injury. Gallagher (11) moves in on Winnipeg Jets goaltender David Rittich as Jets’ Dylan Samberg (54) defends during second period NHL pre-season hockey action in Montreal on September 29, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

VANCOUVER — The Montreal Canadiens say forward Brendan Gallagher will miss at least two weeks with a lower-body injury.

Gallagher missed games at Calgary and Edmonton last week because of the injury. He had played every game of the season up to that point.

Gallagher has three goals and five assists in 22 games.

The Canadiens gave the update on Gallagher's injury before facing the Canucks on Monday night in Vancouver.


This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 5, 2022.

The Canadian Press