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HERE WE GO WITH ANOTHER

bear trap: A rusty,cartoon bear trap
GAME

 

All players were present and accounted for during the on-ice session this morning, except for Torrey Mitchell. The Canadiens confirmed that Mitchell came down sick and remained at the team hotel. For his part, Jordie Benn did practice, but will be unavailable on the back end for a second straight game due to injury.

Meanwhile, Michael McCarron - who missed the last two games as a healthy scratch in favor of Steve Ott - was back centering the fourth line flanked by Dwight King and Andreas Martinsen on Saturday.

After rattling off four straight wins, the Lightning find themselves in prime position to make a final push to avoid missing the playoffs for the first time since 2012-13. With that in mind, the Canadiens fully expect Jon Cooper's contingent to be firing on all cylinders on Saturday night with so much at stake as the regular season winds down. 

"They see the light at the end of the tunnel. They control their own destiny to a certain extent. When you look at their last games, they've been playing like a hungry group, determined to do everything they can to make the playoffs," said Julien. "It will be a good test."

 Carey Price will make his 60th start of the season for the Canadiens on Saturday night, while the Lightning will counter with Andrei Vasilevskiy between the pipes. 

 

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Other games of importance in our quest for 1st....

Sens @ Jets and without Karlsen, Smith and of course Method

Leafs @ Wings,,,,  and Bruins in an afternoon game vs Florida ( currently up 3-2 but have a look at the Bruins second goal :4845:)

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13 minutes ago, H_T_L said:

HERE WE GO WITH ANOTHER

bear trap: A rusty,cartoon bear trap
GAME

 

All players were present and accounted for during the on-ice session this morning, except for Torrey Mitchell. The Canadiens confirmed that Mitchell came down sick and remained at the team hotel. For his part, Jordie Benn did practice, but will be unavailable on the back end for a second straight game due to injury.

Meanwhile, Michael McCarron - who missed the last two games as a healthy scratch in favor of Steve Ott - was back centering the fourth line flanked by Dwight King and Andreas Martinsen on Saturday.

After rattling off four straight wins, the Lightning find themselves in prime position to make a final push to avoid missing the playoffs for the first time since 2012-13. With that in mind, the Canadiens fully expect Jon Cooper's contingent to be firing on all cylinders on Saturday night with so much at stake as the regular season winds down. 

"They see the light at the end of the tunnel. They control their own destiny to a certain extent. When you look at their last games, they've been playing like a hungry group, determined to do everything they can to make the playoffs," said Julien. "It will be a good test."

 Carey Price will make his 60th start of the season for the Canadiens on Saturday night, while the Lightning will counter with Andrei Vasilevskiy between the pipes. 

 

Thanks HTL. TSN is reporting that Carey has sprained his wrist and will not play. Further updates post-game. 

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4 minutes ago, Habs=stanleycup said:

Is this an April Fool`s prank lol 

That would be my thought. At least I hope so.

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Sorry you all had to wait for the GDT. That was my fault. Thanks for stepping up for me, HTL.

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