Jeff Petry D MON 3 Days

Petry arrived in time for Monday night's game against San Jose and played 18:15 in a 4-0 loss to the Sharks. The defenseman was traded from Edmonton to Montreal earlier in the day.

Petry arrived a couple of hours before game time, got a quick lay of the land from assistant coach J.J. Daigneault, and then skated on a top-4 pairing with Sergei Gonchar.

Jeff Petry D MON 3 Days

Petry will be available to play Monday against the Sharks, TSN 690 in Montreal reports.

Petry, who was acquired from the Oilers on Monday in exchange for two draft picks, will be an option for his new team, but it remains to be seen how much he'll play with no practice time. The defenseman appeared in 59 games for the Oilers this season, notching 15 points (four goals, 11 assists) and 32 PIM.

Jeff Petry D MON 4 Days

Petry will join the Canadiens in San Jose on Monday, Arpon Basu of LNH.com reports.

Petry was traded from the Oilers to the Canadiens on Monday in exchange for a pair of draft picks, and it seems possible he could dress for his new team. He will likely need to get in some practice with the Canadiens before joining them for a game, but a decision on his status should come at some point Monday prior to the opening face-off.

Jeff Petry D MON 4 Days

Petry was acquired by the Habs for a pair of draft picks on Monday, Sportsnet reports.

The steady puck-moving blueliner has typically been a 15-20 point player for the Oilers, but he could see a slight uptick in projection with the move to Montreal. It's believed that the picks include a second-round and fifth-round selection. The latter pick can become as much as a third-rounder if the Habs win a pair of playoff series.

Jeff Petry D MON 6 Days

Petry will indeed be a healthy scratch Saturday, according to the Edmonton Journal.

The Oilers want to avoid any chance of an injury to Petry as he is expected to be traded before the deadline Monday.

Jeff Petry D MON 7 Days

Petry could be a healthy scratch Saturday, according to the Edmonton Journal.

No, Petry has not suffered another injury, this move would be just to protect Petry and the team in the event they decide to trade him before the deadline Monday.

Jeff Petry D MON 8 Days

The Oilers are still likely to deal Petry, according to the Edmonton Journal.

Petry could bring back a good price from those teams that lost out on Andrej Sekera and Daniel Winnik. One could make an argument that Petry is the type of solid defenseman that the Oilers should be keeping but in the end this team is far from competitive and it may be best to acquire as many prospects and picks as possible.

Jeff Petry D MON 10 Days

Petry (ribs) will play Tuesday against the Wild.

Petry, who last suited up on Feb. 18, checks back in with 15 points and a minus-25 rating in 58 games for the Oilers. He's a candidate to be dealt before the NHL trade deadline and in such a scenario, Petry's plus/minus numbers would stand to benefit.

Jeff Petry D MON 11 Days

Petry (ribs) could return to the lineup Tuesday, according to the Oilers web site.

Petry was injured when he took a slap shot to the ribs but has looked much better in practice and could return Tuesday but almost certainly no later than Saturday.

Jeff Petry D MON 12 Days

Petry (ribs) is out for Saturday's game against the Ducks, Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal reports.Petry is day-to-day, and he'll be replaced in the lineup by Jordan Oesterle.