Noah Juulsen, who served as the captain of the Everett Silvertips last season, has been called up to the Montreal Canadiens from their AHL affiliate, the Laval Rocket.
The Canadiens have recalled goaltender Charlie Lindgren (emergency recall) and defenseman Noah Juulsen from the AHL’s Laval Rocket.
— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) February 21, 2018
From here to Montreal:
We all knew it was a matter of time.
— x Everett Silvertips (@WHLsilvertips) February 21, 2018
Juulsen, a native of Abbotsford, British Columbia, was Montreal’s first-round pick (No. 26 overall) in the 2015 NHL draft. He scored 30 goals and had 94 assists in 240 games with Silvertips over four seasons including 12 goals and 22 assists in 49 games last season. Juulsen also won a silver medal with Team Canada at the 2017 World Junior Championships.
He was thought to have an outside shot to crack Montreal’s roster coming out of training camp, but he suffered a broken foot that delayed his professional debut for several months.
Since making his pro debut Juulsen has a goal and five assists in 31 games with the Rocket.
The Canadiens play host to the New York Rangers Thursday at 4:30 p.m. Pacific time, so it’s possible Juulsen could play as soon as then.
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