Zach Redmond
D FA
2 years ago

Redmond (foot) will be scratched from Friday night's game against the Sharks, NHL.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

The Michigan native still hasn't drawn into a game this season, but recently completed a conditioning assignment as a key milestone in his recovery. Redmond's day-to-day label suggests he's nearing a return with his next chance to play coming against the Kings on the road Sunday.

Zach Redmond
D FA
2 years ago

Redmond (foot) is still considered day-to-day and will be watching Tuesday's matchup with Anaheim from the press box, Eric Engels of Sportsnet reports.

EDGE Analysis

Redmond was just brought back up from a conditioning stint Monday and was likely a long shot to suit up so quickly. The blueliner has yet to make an appearance for the Canadiens, but appears to be making progress. The 28-year-old's next opportunity to crack the lineup will be Friday against San Jose.

Zach Redmond
D FA
2 years ago

Redmond (foot) has been recalled from his conditioning stint and participated in practice Monday, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.

EDGE Analysis

Redmond has yet to dress for the Canadiens this season, did tally 20 points over 59 games with the Avalanche in 2014-15. The team could receive some added depth along the blue line if he's available Tuesday, but his status should be updated when he's ready to go.

Zach Redmond
D FA
2 years ago

Redmond (foot) was sent to AHL St. John's for conditioning Friday, TSN reports.

EDGE Analysis

The conditioning stint should serve Redmond well, as the defender hasn't drawn into any games this season and is currently parked on injured reserve. Fifty-nine games is the most Redmond's every played in a single campaign through four years of service time in the NHL, and that took place as a member of the Avalanche in the 2014-15 campaign, when he dropped five goals and 15 assists.

Zach Redmond
D FA
2 years ago

Redmond (foot) is listed on injured reserve, per the NHL's official media site.

EDGE Analysis

Redmond sustained a broken foot in Thursday's practice and is expected to be out for six weeks. The smooth-skating defenseman hasn't played in an NHL game since April, when he was a member of the Avalanche, making this latest news item mostly an FYI to fans of the Habs.

Zach Redmond
D FA
2 years ago

Redmond suffered a broken foot in practice Thursday and will be out six weeks.

EDGE Analysis

It's a tough break for the 28-year-old as he'll now be out until December at the earliest and could be sent back to AHL if the Canadiens decide to call up a defensive prospect in his place. Redmond, limited to Montreal's fourth defensive line, had yet to appear on the ice through the first three games of the 2016-17 NHL season.

Zach Redmond
D FA
2 years ago

Redmond is one of eight defensemen still in training camp, Stu Cowan of the Montreal Gazette reports.

EDGE Analysis

Redmond, who signed as a free agent, has been good enough during the preseason to move ahead of Mark Barberio, who was released by the Canadiens on Wednesday. Redmond is battling for the seventh and final spot on defense with 2015 first-round pick Mikhail Sergachev. If the Habs decide to have the 18-year-old Sergachev go back to the juniors, Redmond will be on the opening-night roster.

Zach Redmond
D FA
2 years ago

Redmond signed a two-year, $1.25 million contract with the Canadiens on Friday.

EDGE Analysis

Redmond drew into 37 games with the Avalanche last season, tallying six points and 22 shots on goal with a plus-5 rating over that span. The 27-year-old will compete for a bottom-pairing role with the Habs in training camp, but will likely be in and out of the lineup throughout the 2016-17 campaign as a depth defender.

Zach Redmond
D FA
2 years ago

Redmond (lower body) will be in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Ducks, Terry Frei of the Denver Post reports.

EDGE Analysis

Redmond missed practice Tuesday with a lower-body ailment, but was never in serious danger of missing Wednesday's matchup with Anaheim. Fantasy owners don't need to concern themselves with the former seventh-round pick's availability, however, as he's only notched four points (one goal, three assists) in 29 games this season.

Zach Redmond
D FA
2 years ago

Redmond missed Tuesday's practice due to a lower body injury, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.

EDGE Analysis

Redmond is expected to be in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Ducks to replace an injured Chris Bigras (head). Redmond suited up for Monday's game against the Coyotes for the first time in a month after being a healthy scratch for 13 consecutive games.