The Canadiens announced on Sunday that they had assigned forward Nikita Scherbak to the AHL's Laval Rocket. Scherbak has missed the last 21 games with a knee injury, which he suffered on October 26 and which resulted in him undergoing surgery on October 30. The Russian had just been called up by the big club when he got hurt. In two games, he had not collected any points.
Nikita Scherbak sent down to the Rocket
NHL.com | Dec 10