Canadiens announce roster for Phase 4 of NHL’s Return to Play

Keith Jones and Brian Burke make their picks between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Montreal Canadiens, noting that a healthy Penguins team with Jake Guentzel is extremely dangerous, but Carey Price plays a factor.

The Montreal Canadiens have announced their roster for Phase 4 of the NHL’s Return to Play plan.

The roster features 16 forwards, 11 defencemen and four goaltenders. Of note, Alexander Romanov is included on the roster, but he will not be eligible to compete in Phase 4 games.

The Canadiens will take on the Pittsburgh Penguins starting on Aug. 1 in the first game of the Stanley Cup Qualifiers.

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Check out the Canadiens’ roster below:

Forwards

Joel Armia
Alex Belzile
Paul Byron
Phillip Danault
Max Domi
Jonathan Drouin
Jake Evans
Brendan Gallagher
Charles Hudon
Jesperi Kotkaniemi
Artturi Lehkonen
Ryan Poehling
Nick Suzuki
Tomas Tatar
Jordan Weal
Dale Weise

Defencemen

Ben Chiarot
Cale Fleury
Christian Folin
Noah Juulsen
Brett Kulak
Victor Mete
Gustav Olofsson
Xavier Ouellet
Jeff Petry
Alexander Romanov (*ineligible for Exhibition/Qualifiers/Playoffs)
Shea Weber

Goaltenders

Charlie Lindgren
Michael McNiven
Carey Price
Cayden Primeau

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