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Reinforcement Officially Coming Imminently: An Injured Player Will Return

Published January 16, 2024 at 8:10 PM

Earlier this morning, RDS journalist Patrick Friolet confirmed some very interesting news regarding the Montreal Canadiens.

Indeed, Josh Anderson was back on the ice for the first time since his lower body injury incurred against the San Jose Sharks last Thursday. The forward skated solo before the Canadiens' practice, suggesting that he should not, in theory, be out for an extended period.

Moreover, Tanner Pearson was officially back with his teammates. After participating in the optional practice the day before, the 31-year-old veteran finally took part in the exercises directed by Martin St-Louis, implying that he could potentially rejoin the lineup before the All-Star Game break.

"Josh Anderson skated solo this morning, before the rest of the group. He missed the last two games (lower body).

Tanner Pearson at training with the group this morning. He had participated in the morning workout yesterday." - Patrick Friolet

Wow! This is certainly great news for the CH!

The Blue-White-Red have just had excellent performances against two NHL powerhouses, even without the contribution of several key forwards. Imagine if Kirby Dach and Alex Newhook had been present throughout the season, the Canadiens might possibly be in the playoff picture.

Certainly, the eventual return of Tanner Pearson and Josh Anderson will greatly help the Montreal attack, and we are eager to see them back in Martin St-Louis's lineup.

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Reinforcement Officially Coming Imminently: An Injured Player Will Return

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