Canadiens Sport Day: Carey Value in purpose, Brett Kulak returns to lineup


Artturi Lehkonen shall be a wholesome scratch for second straight sport Tuesday evening vs. Senators in Ottawa.

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Carey Value shall be in purpose and Brett Kulak will take Victor Mete’s spot on the blue line when the Canadiens face the Senators Tuesday evening in Ottawa (7 p.m., TSN2, TSN5, RDS, TSN 690 Radio, 98.5 FM).

These are the one two lineup modifications coach Claude Julien will make, which implies Artturi Lehkonen shall be a wholesome scratch for the second straight sport.

Value has a 5-Three-2 document with a 2.87 goals-against common and a .893 save share. Backup Jake Allen, who made 36 saves within the Canadiens’ Three-2 extra time loss to the Senators Sunday evening in Ottawa, has a Four-2-1 document with a 2.14 goals-against common and a .932 save share. The Canadiens had been shut out in each of Allen’s regulation-time losses.

This Sport Day pocket book shall be up to date with extra information and quotes from morning video conferences with Phillip Danault, Nick Suzuki and Julien.

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The traces

Right here’s how the Canadiens’ ahead traces and defence pairing are anticipated to look towards the Canadiens:

Drouin – Suzuki – Anderson
Toffoli – Danault – Gallagher
Tatar – Kotkaniemi – Armia
Byron – Evans – Perry

Chiarot – Weber
Edmundson – Petry
Kulak – Romanov

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What’s subsequent?

The Canadiens will fly to Winnipeg on Wednesday and play two video games towards the Jets on Thursday (eight p.m., TSN2, RDS, TSN 690 Radio, 98.5 FM) and Saturday (10 p.m., CBC, SN, TVA Sports activities, TSN 690 Radio). The Jets are the one staff within the North Division the Canadiens have but to face this season.

Subsequent week, the Canadiens will play three straight video games on the Bell Centre. The Senators would be the guests on Tuesday (7 p.m., TSN2, TSN5, RDS, TSN 690 Radio, 98.5 FM), adopted by two video games towards the Jets on Thursday (7 p.m., TSN2, RDS, TSN 690 Radio, 98.5 FM) and Saturday (7 p.m., SNE, SNW, CITY, TVA Sports activities, TSN 690 Radio, 98.5 FM).

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