Tonight, the Montreal Canadiens host the New York Rangers at 7pm at the Bell Center.
The Habs are coming off a 6-5 comeback shootout win over Boston on Wednesday, while the Rangers come into Montreal after a 3-0 loss to the Senators in Ottawa on Thursday night.
With Boston losing to the Flyers this afternoon, the Canadiens can go up 3 points over the Bruins for the Northeast division lead.
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Here is a look at player stats, game notes and more, for tonight’s match-up:
- Carey Price will get the nod for the 28th time this season.
- Brandon Prust returns to the Habs lineup after missing 8 games with a seperated shoulder.
- Nathan Beaulieu makes his NHL debut tonight for the Montreal
- The Rangers will be without defenseman Marc Staal for a 13th straight game with an eye injury.
- Mats Zuccarello will make his season debut for New York.
- Marty Biron gets the start between the pipes for the Rangers.