P. A. Parenteau RW MON 20 Hrs

Parenteau (concussion) was activated from injured reserve, but will serve as a healthy scratch for Saturday's game against the Maple Leafs, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.

Parenteau has been cleared to play for a few days now, but with the Canadiens winning their last three games, coach Michel Therrien is reluctant to break up his lines. The winger, who has been sidelined since Jan. 2 with the concussion, might make his return to the lineup Monday in San Jose.

P. A. Parenteau RW MON 2 Days

Parenteau (concussion) is expected to return to the Canadiens' lineup Saturday against the Maple Leafs, Dave Stubbs of the Montreal Gazette reports.

The Canadiens announced that earlier Friday that Christian Thomas was reassigned to AHL Hamilton, a move that likely wouldn't have been made if the team didn't anticipate the return of Parenteau. The winger has been cleared of concussion symptoms for a few days now, but his return to the action won't be verified until he's officially activated from injured reserve, which would likely come following Saturday's morning skate.

P. A. Parenteau RW MON 4 Days

Parenteau (concussion) won't play Thursday against the Blue Jackets.

The same applies to blueliner Sergei Gonchar, with both players' status for Saturday's home game against Toronto unclear at this stage.

P. A. Parenteau RW MON 6 Days

Parenteau (concussion) is slated to travel with the Canadiens on their upcoming two-game road trip, which opens Tuesday in St. Louis, TSN's John Lu reports.

That said, given that Parenteau worked with with strength and conditioning coach Pierre Allard on Monday, it's still unclear when the forward -- who last suited up on Jan. 15 -- might be cleared to play.

P. A. Parenteau RW MON 11 Days

Parenteau (concussion) could be cleared to return to practice soon, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.Parenteau is still under the league-mandated concussion protocol, but he seems to have made some notable progress over the last couple of days. An exact return date won't be pinpointed until Parenteau resumes practicing, so for the moment, it remains too early to speculate when he'll be activated from injured reserve.

P. A. Parenteau RW MON 18 Days

Parenteau (concussion) could return next week, possibly as early as a Feb. 19 contest against the Panthers, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.Parenteau has been out of action since Jan. 15, but recently resumed skating, and could be back in action by next weekend. The winger had produced six goals and nine helpers in 40 games for the Habs this season prior to suffering the injury.

P. A. Parenteau RW MON 26 Days

Parenteau (concussion) said he will resume skating this week, the Montreal Gazette reports.

While Parenteau will still miss at least a couple more games, his planned return to the ice hints at progress. He hasn't skated since mid-January.

P. A. Parenteau RW MON 1 Month

Parenteau is still out due to a concussion and will not play Tuesday night against Dallas, the Montreal Gazette reports.

Parenteau was sidelined a couple of weeks ago by his second concussion suffered this month.

P. A. Parenteau RW MON 1 Month

Parenteau's concussion suffered last Thursday is unrelated to the the concussion he suffered Jan. 2 in New Jersey, the Montreal Gazette reports.

The Habs will make do without Parenteau for the time being with a rotation of young forwards Jiri Sekac, Christian Thomas and Michael Bournival.

P. A. Parenteau RW MON 1 Month

Parenteau missed practice Monday due to concussion-like symptoms.

Parenteau missed Saturday's game against the Islanders with what was referred to as an illness, but Monday's report clarifies that the forward -- who had returned to action for two games last week -- is actually dealing with concussion-like symptoms.