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Canadiens vs. Red Wings Game Thread, roster, lines, and how to watch

With the Habs officially eliminated, it's time to play spoiler again.

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The Habs are done for.

The Red Wings, on the other hand, are in the fight of their lives. It should be an interesting game given the pressure is off on one side and higher than ever on the other.

The Habs have just one win in their last five games, and two in their past eight, increasing their chances of winning first overall in the draft lottery to six percent, with only seven other teams having a better chance than them.

The Wings are eight in the Eastern Conference right now, tied in points with the Flyers who have one less win, but also a game at hand. The Wings have seven games left to play in the regular season, but could benefit from the Boston Bruins' slide as the Bruins are only one point up on the Flyers and Red Wings.

The Wings are coming into Montreal on a 3-2 win last night against Buffalo after falling 7-2 to the Penguins on Saturday afternoon.

Lineup notes: Jacob de la Rose returns to the lineup in place of Stefan Matteau; Mike Condon gets his 51st start of the season.

NHL Draft Lottery Probability: The Habs sit at 6% chance of drafting first overall in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft behind seven other teams with the Edmonton Oilers once again having the greatest chance of picking first overall right now at 20%.

The puck drops at 7:30 PM EDT.

How To Watch:

In Canada (French): RDS
In Canada (English): Sportsnet East
In the Red Wings' region: FS-D
In the United States: NHL Network
Elsewhere: NHL GameCenter, NHL Center Ice, NHL.TV

Montreal Canadiens Projected Lineup
Left Wing
Center
Right Wing
Max Pacioretty Alex Galchenyuk Paul Byron
Lars Eller Tomas Plekanec Sven Andrighetto
Jacob de la Rose David Desharnais Michael McCarron
Torrey Mitchell Phillip Danault Mike Brown
Left Defense
Right Defense
Andrei Markov Alexei Emelin
Nathan Beaulieu Greg Pateryn
Joel Hanley

Darren Dietz

Goaltenders
Mike Condon
Ben Scrivens

Scratched: Stefan Matteau
Injuries: Carey Price (lower body),  Daniel Carr (lower body), Jeff Petry (lower body), Brian Flynn (lower body), Tom Gilbert (lower body), Brendan Gallagher (lower body), P.K. Subban (neck), Mark Barberio (concussion-like symptoms), Victor Bartley (lower body), Lucas Lessio (undisclosed)

Detroit Red Wings Projected Lineup
Left Wing
Center
Right Wing
Justin Abdelkader

Henrik Zetterberg

Dylan Larkin
Darren Helm Pavel Datsyuk Anhtony Mantha
Gustav Nyquist Riley Sheahan Tomas Tatar
Andreas Anthanasiou Luke Glendening Brad Richards
Left Defense
Right Defense
Niklas Kronwall Jonathan Ericsson
Danny Dekeyser Kyle Quincey
Brendan Smith Mike Green
Goaltenders
Petr Mrazek
Jimmy Howard

Scratched: Teemu Pulkkinen, Tomas Jurco, Alexey Marchenko
Injuries: Johan Franzen (concussion), Drew Miller (knee)

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