Forever_Habs10 Posted October 1, 2011 Report Share Posted October 1, 2011 Hockey tonight! ...Pre-season Game #8: Montreal Canadiens vs Tampa Bay Lightning...le Colisee Pepsi 7:00 pm. EDT TV: RDS Last tangle in QC The Canadiens wrap up their exhibition season with a game against the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Colisée in Quebec City. In case anyone needs reminding, the team is 1-6 in the preseason. Several regulars – notably Andrei Markov – are still injured. And vague unease grips the Commentariat. Yesterdays news:The Montreal Canadiens have returned F Michael Bournival (Shawinigan) and F Brendan Gallagher (Vancouver) to their respective junior team. - Team Release Defenceman Chris Campoli made his debut in a Canadiens uniform and played a strong game as Josh Gorges's partner. Centre Lars Eller, who is recovering from off-season shoulder surgery, expressed optimism this week that he would be cleared for contact Friday, but coach Jacques Martin said it isn't going to happen. While there's still an outside chance Eller will be ready for the season opener Thursday in Toronto, he would do so without the benefit of any preseason games. -Montreal Gazette The Canadiens practised using the following alignments on Friday morning. Forwards Andrei Kostitsyn – Tomas Plekanec – Mike Cammalleri Michael Bournival – Scott Gomez – Brian Gionta Mathieu Darche – David Desharnais – Erik Cole Yannick Weber – Andreas Engqvist – Aaron Palushaj Defenseman Hal Gill – P.K. Subban Chris Campoli – Josh Gorges Jaroslav Spacek – Raphael Diaz Goaltenders Carey Price (will start) Peter Budaj scratches: Lars Eller, Michael Blunden, Alexei Yemelin, Jeff Woywitka Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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