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Canadiens' Brett Kulak: Notches assist Monday

Kulak posted an assist, two shots on goal and two PIM in Monday's 3-2 overtime win over the Jets in Game 4. Kulak contributed the primary helper on Artturi Lehkonen's first-period marker. The assist was Kulak's first point in 10 playoff contests. He's added nine shots, eight hits and a minus-2 rating in a bottom-four role on the blue line. He may be required to cover a larger role in place of Jeff Petry (upper body) if the latter isn't ready to return at the start of the Stanley Cup Semifinals.

Brett Kulak appears ready to return to Montreal Canadiens lineup

Brett Kulak appears to be back in the Montreal Canadiens lineup, as he took a regular spot at morning skate on Saturday. Jon Merrill was not at morning skate. He finished Game 5, but had been shaken up early in the game. Kulak took his spot in practice next to Erik Gustafsson, meaning Alexander Romanov once again appears to be the odd man out.
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Canadiens' Brett Kulak: Scores second goal

Kulak scored a goal on two shots with two hits in Saturday's 3-2 loss to Toronto. Kulak's shot from the blueline eluded Jack Campbell, who was properly screened by Alex Belzile and Artturi Lehkonen. It was Kulak's second goal of the season.

Canadiens' Brett Kulak: On rare scoring spree

Kulak had an assist, two shots on net and four hits in Friday's 2-1 win over the Flames. Kulak shifted from the top pair to the third with the earlier-than-expected return of Ben Chiarot from a fractured hand, but it did not cool off his rare scoring spree. He was the second helper on Tyler Toffoli's first-period goal, throwing the puck into the corner to Nick Suzuki, who circled the net and found Toffoli cruising through the slot for the first of his two goals. Kulak has points in three consecutive games. The blueliner has seven points over 37 games.

[Highlight] Brett Kulak pulls Montreal back into it

Brett Kulak’s first goal of the season is of the highlight-reel variety, and an important one to boot. Brett Kulak hadn't scored in over two years, so naturally he scores on a breakaway against his old team. — Scott Matla (@scottmatla) April 15, 2021.

Canadiens' Brett Kulak: Picks apple in win

Kulak had an assist, one shot on net, one hit and one blocked shot in Monday's 4-2 win over Toronto. This was an incidental assist for Kulak, who had a shot deflect of his legs. The puck went to Josh Anderson, who went the length of the ice to beat Jack Campbell glove side for his 15th tally of the season. For Kulak, it was his first point in 21 games.

Montreal Canadiens lines at practice: Brett Kulak skates with Shea Weber

Following a disastrous performance against the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday, Montreal Canadiens interim head coach Dominique Ducharme hinted that there would be changes. On Sunday, that’s what we got as the Canadiens look to regroup from three straight regulation losses. The big change was on defence. Joel Edmundson and Jeff...

Links: Brett Kulak is turning into a solid blueliner

Brett Kulak is blossoming into a solid blueliner as Jeff Petry’s partner. [Montreal Gazette]. While the rest of the team enjoyed a day off, Eric Staal skated for the first time as a member of the Canadiens Sunday morning. [Montreal Gazette]. There’s no sense in letting Saturday night’s loss to...

Canadiens' Brett Kulak: Rejoins lineup

Kulak returned to action Tuesday and had an assist in a 5-4 shootout loss to the Senators. Kulak was back in the lineup after a three-game run as a healthy scratch, while Victor Mete got some run on the active roster. Kulak picked up the secondary helper on Shea Weber's second goal of the game, which knotted the game at 3-3. It was a makeup for a poor defensive moment early in the first period, when Kulak left Drake Batherson alone in the middle of the ice, which led to Ottawa's first goal. Kulak has four points (all assists) over 14 games.

Canadiens' Brett Kulak: Returns to lineup

Kulak had an assist, one shot on goal, one hit, two blocked shots, and a two-minute minor penalty in Tuesday's 5-3 win over the Canucks. Kulak, who returned to action after being a healthy scratch Monday, corralled a loose puck off a blocked shot and directed a wrister toward the net the was tipped in by Josh Anderson. It was the third assist of the season for the third-pair defenseman.
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Canadiens' Brett Kulak: Sits out Monday

Kulak was a healthy scratch for Monday's game against Vancouver. Kulak sat so that Victor Mete could make his season debut. With a stretch of four games in six days this week, head coach Claude Julien planned to give Mete opportunities to play.

Canadiens' Brett Kulak: Picks up primary helper

Kulak had an assist and two blocked shots in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Canucks. Kulak corralled a loose puck at the red line and pushed possession into the Canucks' end before backhanding a pass to Nick Suzuki, whose quick one-timer beat Braden Holtby for the first goal of the game. Kulak, who has two assists through six games, is the defensive-minded member of the third pair, skating with rookie Alexander Romanov.