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Canadiens vs. Rangers Game Five: Game Thread, Rosters, Start Time, and Stream Link

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Who will walk away with the series lead?

New York Rangers v Montreal Canadiens - Game Two Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images

Apparently you’re supposed to contact your doctor if your resting heart-rate is consistently above 100 beats-per-minute.

I guess I’ll have to have his number ready to go on speed dial tonight.

Tonight, the Canadiens will hit the ice in front of what will be an incredibly energized crowd, with almost a week off since last Friday’s overtime win that nearly took the roof off the Bell Centre.

It looks like the Canadiens will be getting Alexei Emelin back tonight, who has been out since April 5 with a lower body injury. Emelin will be paired on the third pairing with Nathan Beaulieu to start the game, keeping the top two pairings we’ve seen so far in this series in tact.

It also appears the Canadiens will be going back to the same forward configuration that they started with Tuesday night in New York, meaning Max Pacioertty and Alex Radulov are reunited.

Puck Drop is 7:00 PM EST / 4:00 PM PST

How to watch on TV:

Canada (English): CBC

Canada (French): TVA

In the USA: NBCSN, MSG

Elsewhere: NHL.tv/NHL Gamecentre Live, NHL Centre Ice

Live stream in the USA: NBC Sports

Live stream in Canada: CBC Sports

Montreal Canadiens Projected Lineup

Left Wing Centre Right Wing
Left Wing Centre Right Wing
Max Pacioretty Phillip Danault Alexander Radulov
Artturi Lehkonen Tomas Plekanec Brendan Gallagher
Paul Byron Brian Flynn Alex Galchenyuk
Dwight King Steve Ott Michael McCarron

Defencemen

Left Defence Right Defence
Left Defence Right Defence
Victor Mete Shea Weber
Karl Alzner Jeff Petry
Joe Morrow Jordie Benn

Goaltenders

Goaltenders
Goaltenders
Antti Niemi
Charlie Lindgren

Injured: None

Scratched: Brian Flynn, Michael McCarron, Nikita Nesterov, Andreas Martinsen, Brandon Davidson

New York Rangers Projected Lineup

Left Wing Centre Right Wing
Left Wing Centre Right Wing
Chris Kreider Mika Zibanejad Pavel Buchnevich
Jimmy Vesey Derek Stepan Rick Nash
J.T. Miller Kevin Hayes Mats Zuccarello
Michael Grabner Oscar Lindberg Jesper Fast

Left Defence Right Defence
Left Defence Right Defence
Nathan Beaulieu Rasmus Ristolainen
Marco Scandella Matt Tennyson
Jake McCabe Viktor Antipin

Goaltenders
Goaltenders
Robin Lehner
Chad Johnson