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Habs lines at practice: Montoya injured, Price starts, Ott replaces McCarron

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Montreal’s backup was supposed to get the call against Benn’s former team

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Al Montoya will get the start versus the Dallas Stars tonight, giving Carey Price a little extra rest as the playoffs loom.

Entraînement optionnel Montoya ce soir!

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Nathan Beaulieu, Dwight King, Brian Flynn, Michael McCarron, Alex Galchenyuk, Andreas Martinsen, Artturi Lehkonen, Andrei Markov, Brandon Davidson, Alex Radulov, Alexei Emelin and Nikita Nesterov took part in the optional skate.

Update: Steve Ott will replace Michael McCarron on the fourth line.

Here are the lines that will face the Stars:

Yet another update!

Al Montoya was injured this morning during practice, which means Carey Price will start this evening. It’s a lower-body injury for Montoya.