April 22nd, 2024

Canadiens forward Joshua Roy out for four to six weeks with upper-body injury

By The Canadian Press on March 21, 2024.

Montreal Canadiens right wing Joshua Roy (89) shoots the puck to score a goal against the Nashville Predators during the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, March 5, 2024, in Nashville, Tenn. Joshua Roy will be on the shelf for the next four to six weeks, the Montreal Canadiens announced Thursday night. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, George Walker IV

MONTREAL – Joshua Roy will be on the shelf for the next four to six weeks, the Montreal Canadiens announced Thursday night.

The six-foot, 192-pound forward is dealing with an upper-body injury.

Roy has split time with the Canadiens and their American Hockey League affiliate, the Laval Rocket, this season.

The 20-year-old has nine points (four goals, five assists) in 23 games for Montreal.

He has 32 points (13 goals, 19 assists) in 40 games for the Rocket.

Roy was a fifth-round pick (150th overall) in the 2021 draft by the Canadiens.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 21, 2024.

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