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Montreal Canadiens reassign Harvey-Pinard, Primeau, Schueneman, and Ylönen to the AHL

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On Sunday morning, the Montreal Canadiens announced that four players had been reassigned to the AHL’s Laval Rocket, including Rafaël Harvey-Pinard.

The Canadiens have three days off, not playing again until Wednesday night on Long Island, while Laval plays on Monday night at Place Bell versus the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.

Laval is in a desperate bid to make the AHL post-season, currently one point up on the sixth-place Cleveland Monsters for fifth in the North Division. These reinforcements have been made with the aim of ensuring a win in Monday’s game, and shifting the focus of the organization to getting the young players some professional playoff experience.