On this day in hockey history 1955 – In a game between Montreal and Toronto, NHL officials wore new vertically striped black and white sweaters for the first time. Canadiens won the game 5-2.
 Matchup
PNC Arena, Raleigh, NC. | December 29, 7:00 PM ET | TV: RDS, SNE, FS-CR

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CANADIENS HURRICANES
46 (8th) Points (NHL Position) 24 (29th)
22-11-2 Record 10-21-4
13-4-1 Home 6-7-2
9-7-1 Road 4-14-2
6-4-0 Last 10 2-7-1
2.60 G/G 2.00
2.37 GA/G 2.63
15.2 PP% 17.1
86.3 PK% 84.7
 Projected Line Combinations and Goaltenders (subject to change)
Forwards
Pacioretty – Galchenyuk – Gallagher
Desharnais – Plekanec – Parenteau
Prust – Eller – Sekac
Andrighetto – Malhotra – Weise
Expected scratches:  Bournival
Eric Staal – Jordan Staal – Gerbe
Skinner – Nash – Lindholm
Terry – Rask – Tlusty
Malone – McClement – Dwyer
Defensemen
Markov – Subban
Beaulieu – Gonchar
Emelin – Gilbert
Expected scratches: Allen, Weaver
Sekera – Faulk
Gleason – Jordan
Hainsey – Bellemore
Goalies
Carey Price (Confirmed) Cam Ward (Confirmed)
2014-2015 Season:
Record: 19-9-1
GAA: 2.23
Sv%: .926
SO: 2
Alternate: Dustin Tokarski
2014-2015 Season:
Record: 9-13-2
GAA: 2.42
Sv%: .913
SO: 1
Alternate: Anton Khudobin
Recap: Canadiens vs Islanders (Dec 23) – Click for Summary, 3-Stars, Presser

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