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Eastern Atlantic Standings

Team W-L-OTL Pts
39-7-5 83
31-13-8 70
32-16-2 66
26-20-4 56
25-22-6 56
24-23-3 51
21-20-8 50
20-27-4 44

2022 Stats

STATS A
Assists
P
Points
+/-
Plus-Minus Goals Scored For or Against Total
TOI/G
Time On Ice Per Game
PM
Penalty Minutes
Regular Season 10 36 -10 18:03 2

Top Cole Caufield News

  • Canadiens' Cole Caufield: Separates shoulder twice

    Caufield separated his shoulder twice this season, once before Christmas versus Dallas and finally versus Nashville on Jan. 12, Eric Engels of Sportsnet.ca reports.

    Caufield managed to play five more games after the Predators contest before the Canadiens shut him down for the season. He was able to pop his shoulder back into place both times, but it was eventually determined that Caufield would require season-ending surgery. The surgery will occur Feb. 1 as final details are still being sorted out. Caufield had already set a career high in goals with 26 and had 36 points in 46 games. He is expected to be ready for the start of training camp in September.

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  • Canadiens' Cole Caufield: Done for rest of season

    Caufield will miss the remainder of the season with a shoulder injury, TSN's Chris Johnston reports.

    This is horrible news for Caufield and the Canadiens, as he had already set a career high in goals with 26 in just 46 games this campaign. The 22-year-old winger will finish the season with 36 points and 158 shots on goal, as he was establishing himself as a star for the Habs. Caufield will need surgery on his right shoulder, but he's expected to be ready for the start of training camp in September barring any major setbacks.

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  • Canadiens' Cole Caufield: Nabs two points in win

    Caufield logged a goal and an assist in Sunday's 2-1 win over the Rangers.

    Caufield picked up an assist on Kirby Dach's power-play tally in the first period before scoring the game-winning goal midway through the third. The 22-year-old Caufield now has seven goals and one assist in his last eight contests. He's up to 36 points (26 goals, 10 assists) through 44 games this season.

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  • Canadiens' Cole Caufield: Lights lamp twice on power play

    Caufield scored two power-play goals, including the game-winner, in Thursday's 4-3 victory over the Predators.

    Both goals came on one-timers that beat Yaroslav Askarov, who was making his first NHL start and got a rude introduction to the speed of the game at its highest level. Caufield hasn't recorded an assist in a remarkable 22 straight games, but he's doing just fine as a sniper, finding the back of the net six times on 26 shots (23.1 percent) over the last six contests. On the season, the 22-year-old is up to 25 goals, but only 34 points, through 42 games.

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  • Canadiens' Cole Caufield: Fourth-fastest Hab to 50 goals

    Caufield scored a goal in a 5-4 win Saturday over the Blues.

    Caufield gave Montreal a 3-2 lead in the first minute of the third when he lifted a backhand over Jordan Binnington's right arm. It was Caufield's 50th goal as a member of the Canadiens and it came in his 117th game. He's the fourth-fastest Montreal player to hit that mark, behind greats Maurice Richard (76 games), Jean Beliveau (105) and Bernie Geoffrion (114).

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  • Canadiens' Cole Caufield: Scores in back-to-back games

    Caufield scored a goal on six shots in the Canadiens' 6-3 loss to the Predators on Tuesday.

    Caufield opened the scoring for Montreal, cutting the Nashville lead to 3-1 with just under a minute to play in the first period. This performance marks goals in back-to-back games for Caufield with three goals in this two-game span. The American forward has 22 goals and 31 points on the season.

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  • Canadiens' Cole Caufield: Two goals in loss

    Caufield scored twice Saturday in a 9-2 loss to Washington.

    His first was a one-timer from the left face-off circle during a 4-on-3 power play in the second. It was his 20th goal of the season. The second came later that frame when he stole the puck from the Caps' Lars Eller and beat Charlie Lindgren on a breakaway. Caufield (37 games) is the first Canadiens player to score 20 goals in 37 or fewer games since Martin Rucinsky (37) and Brian Savage (37) each did it in 1995-96.

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  • Canadiens' Cole Caufield: Used on second line in loss

    Caufield skated on the second line in Friday's 4-2 loss to the Stars. He had three shots on goal over 16:33 of ice time in the loss.

    Caufield's normally part of the top line, but he was moved to the second line while struggling wingers Joel Armia and Jonathan Drouin bookended Nick Suzuki on the top line. It's unclear if the alignment will stick when the Canadiens return from their holiday break Wednesday in Tampa Bay.

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  • Canadiens' Cole Caufield: Opens scoring in second period

    Caufield scored a goal on three shots in Monday's 3-2 overtime win over the Coyotes.

    Caufield continues to be a menace for goaltenders in December -- he's scored seven times in 10 games this month, though he hasn't recorded an assist since Nov. 23. The 21-year-old is up to 19 tallies, 28 points, 108 shots on net and a minus-5 rating through 32 contests. He's in good form and is a fixture on the Canadiens' top line.

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  • Canadiens' Cole Caufield: Nets a pair Thursday

    Caufield tallied a pair of goals in Thursday's 5-2 loss to the Ducks.

    Caufield got the Canadiens on the board with a power-play goal early in the third period. He'd add a second tally just a few minutes later, beating Lukas Dostal on a wraparound, to tie the game 2-2. Caufield has now scored five goals in his last six contests as he's up to 27 points (18 goals, nine assists) through 30 games this season.

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  • Canadiens' Cole Caufield: Plays Wednesday

    Caufield had four shots on goal and blocked one shot over 19:27 of ice time in Wednesday's 3-2 loss to the Senators.

    Caufield was on the ice after leaving the Canadiens' previous game with an upper-body injury. The TOI was nearly two minutes more than his season average, so it looks like Caufield will be good to go Thursday, when the Ducks visit Montreal.

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  • Canadiens' Cole Caufield: Expected to play

    Caufield (upper body) will travel with the team to face Ottawa on Wednesday and is expected to suit up.

    Caufield was forced to leave Monday's matchup with the Flames due to his upper-body injury but appears to have avoided anything serious. With the 21-year-old winger in the lineup, he will look to get back to his scoring way after having bent the twine in four of his last six contests.

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  • Canadiens' Cole Caufield: Will be evaluated

    Caufield (upper body) will be evaluated Tuesday, Pat Hickey of the Montreal Gazette reports.

    Caufield was levelled by the Flames' Trevor Lewis during the second period of Monday's shootout win and did not return. Hickey's report mentions a sense of optimism regarding Caufield being able to make the trip to Ottawa for Wednesday's game against the Senators.

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  • Canadiens' Cole Caufield: Exits Monday's contest

    Caufield (upper body) will not return to Monday's tilt with Calgary.

    Caufield skated for 8:05 before suffering an injury Monday. The 21-year-old winger has tallied 16 goals and 25 points through 28 games. His status for Wednesday's game in Ottawa is questionable for now.

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  • Canadiens' Cole Caufield: Runs goal streak to three

    Caufield scored a goal on four shots and recorded one hit over 19:50 of ice time in Saturday's 4-2 loss to the Kings.

    Caufield struck late in the third period from an improbable angle to bring Montreal within a goal, but the Kings potted an empty-netter for the win. His goal was the second of the third period, as the Canadiens attempted to mount a late comeback. The Habs looked flat early, perhaps the result of a long layoff following a road trip, but Caufield managed to score for a third straight game and the fourth time in the last five.

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  • Canadiens' Cole Caufield: Stays warm with goal

    Caufield scored a goal on two shots and went plus-2 in Tuesday's 4-2 win over the Kraken.

    Caufield tallied in the second period for his third goal in the last four games. The winger is up to 15 markers, 24 points, 92 shots on net and a minus-2 rating through 26 contests overall. His strong offense makes him a fixture on the Canadiens' top line.

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  • Canadiens' Cole Caufield: Tallies opening goal Monday

    Caufield scored a goal in Monday's 7-6 overtime loss to the Canucks.

    Caufield struck at 7:49 of the first period to open the scoring. The 21-year-old winger has two goals in his last three games as he starts to get his offense back on track after a quiet stretch. For the season, he's up to 14 tallies, 23 points, 90 shots on net and a minus-4 rating through 25 contests.

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  • Canadiens' Cole Caufield: Nets power-play goal Thursday

    Caufield scored a power-play goal in Thursday's 2-1 win against Calgary.

    It was Caufield's 13th goal and 22nd point in 23 games this season. He had been held off the scoresheet in his previous two games, but Caufield still hasn't suffered a scoring drought of three or more contests in 2022-23. The 21-year-old is one of the league's rising stars and should continue to be a regular offensive contributor.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 5-7, 166 lbs
Birthplace: Stevens Point, WI
Age: 22
Experience: 2
Shoots: Right