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Canadiens recall Jake Evans from Laval

The 23-year-old is the Rocket's leading point-getter this season

by Dan Braverman @CanadiensMTL /

MONTREAL - The Canadiens announced on Thursday that they've recalled forward Jake Evans from the AHL's Laval Rocket.

Evans, 23, is in his second season with Laval and leads all Rocket players with 34 points (12G, 22A) in 48 games in 2019-20.

In his rookie season in the AHL, the Toronto native notched 13 goals and 32 assists for 45 points in 67 games.

Before joining the Rocket, Evans spent four seasons with the University of Notre Dame, scoring 41 goals for 138 points in 158 games in the NCAA.

The 6-foot-1, 181-pounder was Montreal's seventh-round pick (207th overall) in 2014.

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