On this day in hockey history 1954 – Montreal legend, Maurice Richard, became the first player to score 400 career goals in NHL history, as the Canadiens defeated the Black Hawks 4-2 in Chicago.Prior to the game, the Canadiens will honour one of their longest-tenured captains, Saku Koivu.
 Matchup
Bell Centre, Montreal, QC. | December 18, 7:30 PM ET | TV: PRIME, RDS, CITYM

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CANADIENS DUCKS
42 Points / 8th NHL Points/Position 47 Points / 1st NHL 
20-10-2 Record 21-7-5
12-3-1 Home 10-3-3
8-7-1 Road 11-4-2
4-5-1 Last 10 7-3-0
2.59 G/G 2.82
2.47 GA/G 2.61
14.6 PP% 18.0
85.3 PK% 80.9
 Projected Line Combinations and Goaltenders (subject to change)
Forwards
Pacioretty – Galchenyuk – Gallagher
Sekac – Plekanec – Weise
Prust – Desharnais – Parenteau
Bournival – Malhotra – Tangradi
Expected scratches: Eller (upper-body)
Bourque – Getzlaf – Smith-Pelly
Beleskey – Kesler – Etem
Cogliano – Rakell – Silfverberg
Maroon – Thompson – Jackman
Defensemen
Markov – Subban
Emelin – Gonchar
Beaulieu – Gilbert
Expected scratches: Allen (flu), Weaver (concussion)
Fowler – Lovejoy
Fistric – Lindholm
Stoner – Vatanen
Goalies
Carey Price (Confirmed) Frederik Anderson (Likely)
2014-2015 Season:
Record: 17-8-1
GAA: 2.33
Sv%: .923
SO: 2
Alternate: Dustin Tokarski
2014-2015 Season:
Record: 17-5-4
GAA: 2.46
Sv%: .912
SO: 1
Alternate: Ilya Bryzgalov
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