Captain Alex Kovalev, wearing the C in the flu-bug absence of Saku Koivu, is ridden along the boards by Rangers’ Paul Mara.
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Bulldogs callup Corey Locke was supposed to in the lineup tonight in place of flu-bitten Saku Koivu, who will watch the game from his New York hotel room.
The Canadiens announced today that forward Corey Locke has been recalled from the Hamilton Bulldogs of the American Hockey League and should be available for tonight's game in
Costly fight in Florida
Canadiens rookie defenceman Ryan O'Byrne broke his right thumb in a fight against Tanner Glass late in the third period of Friday
Canadiens' Michael Ryder celebrates his fourth goal of the season, crowded by Florida goalie Tomas Vokoun and defenceman Ruslan Salei.
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Canadiens' Maxim Lapierre (centre) celebrates his first-period goal with Christopher Higgins and Mathieu Dandenault.
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Updated with links to The Gazette game story at
The Gazette's Pat Hickey reports from Tampa Bay that there will be several lineup changes for tonight's game.
While the Tomas Plekanec line will remain intact (with Alex
The Gazette's Pat Hickey reports that the Canadiens' lineup for the Lightning in Tampa Bay looks like this:
Koivu centring Latendresse and Sergei Kostitsyn
Plekanec between Kovalev and Andrei
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