Canadiens loan D Barron to AHL, waive F Stephens
Les Canadiens ont cédé le défenseur Justin Barron au Rocket de Laval et ont placé l'attaquant Mitchell Stephens au ballottage.— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) January 22, 2024
The Canadiens have loaned defenseman Justin Barron to the Laval Rocket and placed forward Mitchell Stephens on waivers.
Barron has appeared in 41 games for the Canadiens this season, scoring six goals with 12 points.
He is in the final season of his three-year, entry-level contract.
Stephens, 26, has two goals and an assist in 23 NHL games this season. In 16 games in the AHL, he had three goals and 12 points. He is on a one-year, $775,000 contract.
In other roster news, forward Sean Monahan did not participate in this morning's practice while head coach Martin St. Louis announced that Jake Allen will get the start Tuesday night against the Ottawa Senators.