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Sven Andrighetto recalled from the St. John’s IceCaps

The Swiss winger rejoins the NHL club once again.

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After been sent down to the AHL right before the holiday roster freeze, Sven Andrighetto has been re-added to the active roster of the Montreal Canadiens.

Andrighetto was not in the lineup for the St. John’s IceCaps on Monday afternoon, suggesting that his demotion was merely a cost-saving measure to reduce his impact on the salary cap this season.

He will be able to join the team when it heads on a late-year road trip to take on the Tampa Bay Lightning and Florida Panthers in back-to-back games later this week.

Andrighetto has two points in eight NHL games played so far this season.