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AFTER AN EXCELLENT SEASON IN THE AHL, HABS PROSPECT SUFFERS MAJOR INJURY

MAY 6, 2021  (11H07)      COOPER GODIN
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The Montreal Canadiens announced on Thursday that 2017 first round pick Ryan Poehling would miss the remainder of the AHL season after suffering a wrist injury that will require surgery. He was held out of Tuesday's game against the Toronto Marlies with an upper-body injury, and the extent of the injury was not known until Thursday morning.

Poehling, 22, was lighting it up this season with the Canadiens AHL affiliate, the Laval Rocket. In 28 games he was nearly a point-per-game player, tallying 25 points (11 G, 14 A) along with 2 penalty minutes, and was a +5.

This is a big blow not only for Laval, who won the Frank S. Mathers trophy as champions of the Canadian division, but this is bad news for Montreal. The Canadiens would have likely called Poehling up at the start of the Stanley Cup playoffs, not only just to sit in the press box, but to add a bit of a scoring punch to their bottom-six.

The Lakeville, Minnesota native is in the final year of his entry-level contract and with be an RFA on July 28th. Given how he performed this season in Laval, Poehling likely has an inside shot at making the Canadiens roster out of training camp next season.

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2020-2021GPGAPTS
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1451823
NATHAN MACKINNON
108715
DAVID PASTRNAK
117815
BRAYDEN POINT
1411415
VICTOR HEDMAN
1411314
STEVEN STAMKOS
145914
MIKKO RANTANEN
105813
GABRIEL LANDESKOG
104913
ALEXANDER KILLORN
146713
JEAN-GABRIEL PAGEAU
1531013
WILLIAM KARLSSON
164913
BRAD MARCHAND
118412
CHARLIE MCAVOY
1111112
TYLER TOFFOLI
145712
JOSH BAILEY
155712
SEBASTIAN AHO
116511
BROCK NELSON
157411
MATHEW BARZAL
155611
ANTHONY BEAUVILLIER
154711
ALEX PIETRANGELO
+1
164711
  COMPLETE STATS
NHL STATS
YESTERDAY
JUNE 18, 2021 G A PTS
JOSH ANDERSON
2 - 2
COLE CAUFIELD
1 - 1
ALEX PIETRANGELO
1 - 1
NICOLAS ROY
1 - 1
PAUL BYRON
- 1 1
JESPERI KOTKANIEMI
- 1 1
TOMAS NOSEK
- 1 1
MAX PACIORETTY
- 1 1
NICK SUZUKI
- 1 1
JOEL ARMIA
- - -
  COMPLETE RESULTS