Tomas Plekanec C MON 14 Days

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 16 Days

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 17 Days

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 19 Days

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.

Tomas Plekanec C MON 29 Days

Plekanec had an empty-net goal in Friday night's 4-2 win over the Devils. He has two points (both goals) in the past seven games.

Contrary to recent evidence, Plekanec has been a productive forward all the while his linemates change. He's a constant top-sixer for Montreal and should remain in lineups despite hitting a fallow stretch.

Tomas Plekanec C MON 2 Months

Plekanec scored what turned out to be the game-winning goal and was a plus-2 rating in Tuesday's 3-1 win over the Canucks.

Plekanec continued his strong season by extending his points-scoring streak to three games. He now has nine goals and 12 assists in 30 games played this season.

Tomas Plekanec C MON 2 Months

Plekanec scored a goal and added an assist in Saturday's 2-0 win over the Bruins.

He's having a strong year and is on pace for his first 60-plus point season since 2009-10. Use him well.

Tomas Plekanec C MON 3 Months

Plekanec scored a goal and assisted on another in Sunday night's 4-1 win over Detroit.

It was a very productive weekend for Plekanec, who had two assists in Saturday's win over the Flyers. It's been a season of streaks for the second-line center. He opened the season with nine points in eight games, then experienced a six-game drought, and has now registered six points in the last five.

Tomas Plekanec C MON 3 Months

Plekanec picked up two assists in Saturday's 6-3 win over the Flyers.

Plekanec was fairly active all night for the Canadiens, registering five shots, two hits and two penalty minutes in the victory. He's cooled down a bit from his early-season surge, but his 13 points in 18 games still make him a viable secondary forward for fantasy squads.

Tomas Plekanec C MON 3 Months

Plekanec scored a short-handed, empty-net goal in Tuesday night's 3-0 win over Winnipeg. It was his first goal in eight games.

Bonus points for fantasy owners, who get a cheap end-of-game goal on the penalty kill. After a hot start, Plekanec has cooled off considerably with just two points in the last eight games.