Tomas Plekanec C MON 12 Days

Plekanec scored the game-winning goal and also added an assist in Monday's 2-0 win over the Red Wings.Plekanec is heating up as he's now registered a point in four straight and has seven in his last six contests. The multi-point effort brings him up to 40 points, and he should surpass the 50-point plateau for the first time since the 2011-12 season.

Tomas Plekanec C MON 16 Days

Plekanec, who was given a therapy day Wednesday, played 20:27 in Thursday night's 4-3 overtime loss to the Oilers.Plekanec appears no worse for wear after taking a hard hit in Tuesday night's win over the Flyers. He had four shots on goal, four minutes in penalties and won 14 of 20 faceoffs in the loss.

Tomas Plekanec C MON 17 Days

Plekanec took a therapy day and did not practice Wednesday, the Montreal Gazette reports.Plekanec was on the receiving end of a hard check from the Flyers Chris Vandevelde on Tuesday, but he's expected to play Thursday against Edmonton.

Tomas Plekanec C MON 18 Days

Plekanec scored the game-tying goal in the third period of Tuesday night's 2-1 win in overtime over the Flyers.Plekanec had been mired in a scoring drought, registering goals in just one of 12 games before head coach Michel Therrien reunited him with the Gally kids, Alex Galchenyuk and Brendan Gallagher. He's now scored three times in three games since the line change.

Tomas Plekanec C MON 21 Days

Plekanec potted two goals -- including a game-winner on the power play -- as the Habs downed the Devils by a 6-2 count Saturday.

Plekanec was one of six multi-point scorers for the Habs, who put 44 shots on Devils goalie Keith Kinkaid. While Plekanec is poised to fall well short of the 70-point peak he achieved in 2009-10, he's still a functional depth forward across most fantasy formats. Thus far, he's supplied 35 points in 51 games, while pulling his weight in plus/minus rating (plus-7) and PIM (34).

Tomas Plekanec C MON 28 Days

Plekanec assisted on Max Pacioretty's game-winning goal in Saturday's 1-0 triumph over the Capitals.

Plekanec will never be mistaken for a premier center, but he's in the midst of his best season since 2011-12. The 32-year-old has 13 goals, 20 assists, and a plus-8 rating over 48 games.

Tomas Plekanec C MON 1 Month

Plekanec scored twice and added two assists in Saturday's win over the Islanders. He now has points in three straight games.

He has gotten hot since the calendar turned and has nine points, including six assists, in seven games this year. Take full advantage -- this little spurt has him put him back on a near-60s point pace. And there's real value in that.

Tomas Plekanec C MON 1 Month

Plekanec had an assist and three shots on goal in Thursday night's 4-1 loss to the Senators. As a bonus, he picked up 14 minutes in penalties after getting whistled for a game misconduct in the final minute of the third period.

In the two games since being moved to the top line, Plekanec as points in both of them. That line has been Montreal's best one of late, so Plekanec owners should be happy to see him skating with the uber-hot Max Pacioretty (seven goals in six games) and Brendan Gallagher.

Tomas Plekanec C MON 1 Month

Plekanec was moved to the top line for Wednesday night's win over Columbus. He had six shots on goal with an assist in 21:06 while winning 16 of 25 faceoffs.

The new top unit -- Plekanec, Max Pacioretty, Brendan Gallagher -- took 18 of Montreal's 31 shots and generated a ton of offensive-zone possession time. This new arrangement looks like it will be together for a long stretch.

Tomas Plekanec C MON 2 Months

Plekanec centered the top line during Monday's practice, the Montreal Gazette reports.

Plekanec replaces Alex Galchenyuk as the center between Max Pacioretty and Brendan Gallagher.