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Canadiens announce 2017-18 opening night roster

Claude Julien's squad will get the regular season officially underway on Thursday night against the Sabres in Buffalo

by Staff Writer @CanadiensMTL / canadiens.com

MONTREAL - General manager Marc Bergevin announced the Canadiens' 23-man opening night roster on Tuesday evening. 

It includes 13 forwards, eight defensemen and two goaltenders.

Defenseman David Schlemko is currently on the injured reserve list.

Forwards

Paul Byron
Phillip Danault
Jacob De La Rose
Jonathan Drouin
Alex Galchenyuk
Brendan Gallagher
Ales Hemsky
Charles Hudon
Artturi Lehkonen
Torrey Mitchell
Max Pacioretty
Tomas Plekanec
Andrew Shaw

Defensemen

Karl Alzner
Jordie Benn
Brandon Davidson
Victor Mete
Joe Morrow
Jeff Petry
Mark Streit
Shea Weber

Goaltenders

Al Montoya
Carey Price

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