The Kanadiens of & # 39; Montreal defenseman put Karl Alzner on waivers.
Alzner not skate with the team in practice Monday morning at & # 39; Michael, Quebec, a master Shea Weber joins & # 39; regular people David Schlemko, Brett ZPHU, Jeff Petry, Victor Mete, Jordie Benn, Xavier Ouellet and Mike Reilly on ice.
The Canadiens need for a clear spot on the roster & # 39; 23 prior to the return of & # 39; Weber, who is expected to be Tuesday night against the Hurricanes of & # 39; Carolina. Weber was combined with & # 39; Schlemko during practice Monday.
The Alzner, a & # 39; 30 years, signed a contract & # 39; five years and $ 23 million to Kanadiens as unrestricted free agent in 2017 after nine & # 39; seasons with Capital & # 39; Washington.
He has one assist in eight games with Kanadiens goals and 12 points in 82 game last season.
The gap & # 39; $ 4625 million & # 39; Alzner is the third highest among the defenders & # 39; Canadiens, after Weber and Petry. It is the sixth highest on the team.
In 681 career NHL games with & # 39; Washington and Montreal, has 20 Alzner end, 130 points and a plus-56 rating.