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Canadiens assign Dale Weise to Laval, activate Paul Byron off IR

Weise will meet the Rocket in Syracuse

by Dan Braverman @CanadiensMTL /

BROSSARD - The Canadiens announced on Tuesday that forward Dale Weise has been assigned to the AHL's Laval Rocket, and that forward Paul Byron has been given medical clearance to play and has been activated off the injured reserve list.

Weise, 30, was acquired from the Philadelphia Flyers along with Christian Folin on February 9. He played three games for the Canadiens and has yet to record a point after registering 11 (5G, 6A) in 42 games with the Flyers.

The Winnipeg native will join his Rocket teammates in Syracuse, NY ahead of their game against the Crunch on Wednesday night.

For his part, Byron was injured in the Habs' 4-3 overtime win over the Edmonton Oilers in early February. He's missed six games.

The Ottawa native has 19 points (10G, 9A) in 36 games this season with Montreal.

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