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Game Thread: Montreal Canadiens vs Toronto Maple Leafs

It's finally here, folks. The NHL is back, and your Montreal Canadiens will hit the ice in a few short hours.

Galchenyuk will wear #27 in his debut
Galchenyuk will wear #27 in his debut
Jamie Sabau

It's been 287 days since the Canadiens trounced the Leafs 4-1 on Bell Centre ice to end the worst season in recent memory. Now after a lockout the Habs are dealing with a hold out from star defenseman P.K. Subban.

You've waiting over 6800 hours to see the Habs take the ice again, and here's the lineup we're going to see:

Montreal Canadiens Prospective Lineup
Left Wing Center Right Wing
Max Pacioretty
David Desharnais
Erik Cole
Alex Galchenyuk
Tomas Plekanec
Brian Gionta
Travis Moen
Lars Eller
Rene Bourque
Brandon Prust
Ryan White
Colby Armstrong
Left Defense Right Defense
Andrei Markov
Alexei Emelin
Tomas Kaberle
Josh Gorges
Francis Bouillon
Raphael Diaz
Goaltenders
Carey Price
Peter Budaj

Scratches for tonight include Brendan Gallagher, Michael Blunden, and Yannick Weber.

As for Toronto:

Toronto Maple Leafs Prospective Lineup
Left Wing Center Right Wing
Joffrey Lupul
Tyler Bozak
Phil Kessel
Clarke MacArthur
Mikhail Grabovski
Nikolai Kulemin
James van Riemsdyk
Nazem Kadri
Leo Komarov
Mike Brown
Jay McClement
Colton Orr
Left Defense Right Defense
Dion Phaneuf
Mike Kostka
John-Michael Liles
Cody Franson
Carl Gunnarsson
Mike Komisarek
Goaltenders
Ben Scrivens
James Reimer

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Game on!