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Canadiens’ Byron, Hurricanes’ Galchenyuk among players placed on waivers


Montreal Canadiens forward Paul Byron and new member of the Carolina Hurricanes Alex Galchenyuk have been placed on waivers, Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston reports.

Par Lindholm, Danny DeKeyser and Gabriel Carlsson were also placed on waivers.

Byron, 31, has three assists in 14 games so far this season. The Canadiens said on Twitter that Bryon is to join the team’s taxi squad.

Galchenyuk and Cedric Paquette were traded from the Ottawa Senators to Carolina in exchange for Ryan Dzingel on Saturday. Galchenyuk scored once in his eight games played with Ottawa.

This is the sixth NHL team for Galchenyuk in his career. Across 557 games split between the Montreal Canadiens, Arizona Coyotes, Pittsburgh Penguins, Minnesota Wild and Senators, Dzingel has scored 136 goals and added 185 assists.

Edmonton Oilers forward James Neal cleared waivers on Sunday.





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