Montreal Canadiens Jonathan Drouin out indefinitely; Brendan Gallagher out a week

MONTREAL CANADIENS
Nov 27, 2021; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; Montreal Canadiens right wing Brendan Gallagher (11) congratulates left wing Jonathan Drouin (92) on his goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the second period at PPG Paints Arena. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Montreal Canadiens forward Jonathan Drouin is sidelined indefinitely with an upper-body injury and has been placed on injured reserve.

The Canadiens also announced Friday that forward Brendan Gallagher will miss one week with a lower-body injury.

Per the team, Drouin remains home for precautionary reasons after coming into contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19.

Drouin, 26, has recorded 20 points (six goals, 14 assists) in 34 games this season.

He has 252 points (75 goals, 177 assists) in 427 career games with the Tampa Bay Lightning and Canadiens. He was selected by the Lightning with the third overall pick of the 2013 NHL Draft.

Gallagher, 29, has 14 points (five goals, nine assists) in 43 games this season.

He has 371 points (192 goals, 179 assists) in 625 career games with Montreal. He was selected by the Canadiens in the fifth round of the 2010 NHL Draft.

–Field Level Media