Jeff Petry D MON 6 Days

Petry (illness) will return to the lineup Saturday against the Sharks, Dave Stubbs of the Montreal Gazette reports.

After sitting out Thursday's win over the Hurricanes with the illness, Petry was back at practice Friday and participated fully during Saturday's morning skate. With the defenseman showing no limitations during either of those sessions, he'll reclaim a spot on the third pairing next to Tom Gilbert.

Jeff Petry D MON 7 Days

Petry (illness) is practicing Friday, TSN's John Lu reports.

Petry missed Thursday's game against the Hurricanes, but his quick return to practice indicates he should be fine for Saturday's matchup with the Sharks.

Jeff Petry D MON 8 Days

Coach Michel Therrien said that Petry (illness) is doubtful to play Thursday against the Hurricanes.

Petry missed the Habs' morning skate after coming down with the flu, and it appears the team is content to let him take the night off and pick up some rest. His next chance to play will come Saturday against the Sharks.

Jeff Petry D MON 8 Days

Petry (flu) was not at practice Thursday.

It's unclear if Petry will bounce back in time for Thursday night's game against the Hurricanes, but with zero points and two PIM in nine games since joining the Habs, he's off the fantasy radar in most formats.

Jeff Petry D MON 24 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 25 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 25 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 25 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 27 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 28 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.