Canadian: Rem Pitlick subject to waivers

Canadian: Rem Pitlick subject to waivers


Rem Pitlick will go on waivers on Monday, the Montreal Canadiens announced. As a result, the striker did not participate in the club's training session in Brossard. 

Pitlick, who agreed to a two-year, 2.2-year contract this summer million single-pronged, was shut out in seven games this season.

He was one of the forwards – along with Jonathan Drouin, Evgenii Dadonov and Mike Hoffman – who were frequently left out of the game. coach, Martin St-Louis.

The forward had his best campaign of his career in 2021-2022, totaling nine goals and 26 points in 46 games. The 25-year-old Ontarian has 15 goals and 39 points in 84 games with the Nashville Predators, Minnesota Wild and Habs.

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Mike Matheson skated alone Monday morning before practice with the Montreal Canadiens, suggesting a return to action sooner than expected.

Matheson, struggling with an abdominal muscle injury, has not played a single game this season. His return is scheduled for early December, until proven otherwise.

The 28-year-old Quebecer was acquired from the Pittsburgh Penguins with a 2023 fourth-round pick in return for Jeff Petry and Ryan Poehling.

In addition, Christian Dvorak did not participate in the training session, he who instead underwent a day of treatment.

The Habs will try to put an end to a three-game losing streak Tuesday in Detroit, against the Red Wings, before hosting the Vancouver Canucks the next day at the Bell Centre.