Canadiens’ Gallagher, Dach set to return vs. Lightning

Canadiens veteran forward Brendan Gallagher discusses his excitement to get back into the lineup, join the guys for a strong finish to the season, and how long it's been since he's felt right for a good stretch of games.

Montreal Canadiens forwards Brendan Gallagher and Kirby Dach are set to return to the lineup when the team hosts the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday.

Gallagher has missed the past 32 games with a lower-body injury, while Dach has been out the past 14 games, also with a lower-body injury.

Gallagher has four goals and five assists in 25 games this season.

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The 30-year-old Edmonton native has 194 goals and 187 assists for 381 points in 638 career games, all with the Canadiens.

Dach has 12 goals and 23 assists in 54 games this season.

The native of Fort Saskatchewan, Alta., has 31 goals and 63 assists in 206 career games with the Blackhawks and Canadiens.

Meanwhile, the Canadians sent forward Anthony Richard back to AHL Laval.

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