Canadiens vs. Bruins: Game thread, rosters, lines, and how to watch

Carey Price goes for the 300th win of his career on home ice.

Montreal Canadiens vs. Boston Bruins

How to watch

Start time: 7:30 PM EST / 4:30 PM PST
In the Canadiens region: TSN2, TSN Direct (English), RDS, RDS Direct (French)
In the Bruins region: NESN
Elsewhere: NHL Live

The Boston Bruins get right back in the saddle after a loss to the Buffalo Sabres last night. The team will send out the same lineup from that contest — one missing the likes of Patrice Bergeron and Zdeno Chara — for tonight’s meeting at the Bell Centre.

There will be a change in net, as Jaroslav Halak takes over from Tuukka Rask, looking for his first victory over the Canadiens with his newest team.

Fortunately for Montreal, a goaltending change isn’t necessary after Carey Price was knocked down by the stick of Brady Tkachuk in the first period of Saturday’s game. Down on the ice for a few moments afterward, and checking in with the trainer during a stoppage, it appears that there are no lingering effects. He’ll be going for the 300th win of his career tonight, versus the same team he beat to pass Patrick Roy on the franchise wins list earlier this season.

Montreal makes one lineup change, replacing Jordie Benn with David Schlemko. The forwards once again hold formation after several good outings in recent weeks, looking for another solid offensive showing versus a division rival.

Montreal Canadiens projected lineup


Left WingCentreRight Wing
Tomas TatarPhillip DanaultBrendan Gallagher
Jonathan DrouinMax DomiAndrew Shaw
Paul ByronJesperi KotkaniemiArtturi Lehkonen
Matthew PecaMichael Chaput Kenny Agostino


Left DefenceRight Defence
Brett KulakShea Weber
Mikey ReillyJeff Petry
David SchlemkoNoah Juulsen


Carey Price
Antti Niemi

Boston Bruins projected lineup


Left WingCentreRight Wing
Brad MarchandDavid KrejciDavid Pastrnak
Joakim NordstromColby CaveDavid Backes
Ryan DonatoJakob Forsbacka KarlssonDanton Heinen
Sean KuralyNoel AcciariChris Wagner


Left DefenceRight Defence
Torey KrugBrandon Carlo
Matt GrzelcykCharlie McAvoy
John MooreSteven Kampfer


Jaroslav Halak
Tuukka Rask

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