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GameDay: Saturday November 23, 2013

On this day in hockey history 1926 – Rookie goaltender George Hainsworth recorded the first of his 94 career NHL shutouts, as Montreal beat the New York Americans, 2-0.


Game highlights: Habs vs Caps (Nov-22)

 Habs vs Caps Game Recap is here

GameDay: Two teams enjoying a short winning streak.

 Match-up
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teamlogo_canadiensHabs Bell Centre, Montreal, QC.
Nov 23, 7:00 p.m. EDT

TV: CBC, RDS
Radio: TSN-HABS
 Scratches
Canadiens:  Davis Drewiske (shoulder), George Parros (healthy scratch), Douglas Murray (healthy scratch), Rene Bourque (lower body)
Penguins:  Chuck Kobasew (lower-body), Tomas Vokoun (blood clot), Rob Scuderi (broken ankle)


PROJECTED LINE COMBINATIONS AND GOALTENDERS

(Will be updated following game day skate.)

 Rosters
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– Projected lines, subject to change. – Projected lines, subject to change.
Forwards
Alex Galchenyuk – Lars Eller – Brandon Prust
Daniel Briere – Tomas Plekanec – Brian Gionta
Max Pacioretty – David Desharnais – Brendan Gallagher
Travis Moen – Ryan White – Michael Bournival
Chris Kunitz – Sidney Crosby – Beau Bennett
Pascal Dupuis – Evgeni Malkin – James Neal
Jussi Jokinen – Brandon Sutter – Brian Gibbons
Tanner Glass – Joe Vitale – Craig Adams
Defensemen
Andrei Markov – P.K. Subban
Josh Gorges – Alexei Emelin
Raphael Diaz – Francis Bouillon
Paul Martin – Brooks Orpik
Olli Maatta – Kris Letang
Matt Niskanen – Deryk Engelland
Goalies
Carey Price (Confirmed) Marc-Andre Fleury (Confirmed)
Carey_Price Record: 8-8-2
GAA: 2.05
Sv%: 0.935
SO: 1
Fleury Record: 13-6-0
GAA: 1.90
Sv%: 0.924
SO: 2
 Alternate: Peter Budaj  Alternate: Jeff Zatkoff


Featured Matchup – Familiar Foes
31 – Carey Price
(Goaltender)
87 – Sidney Crosby
(Centre)

(Photo by Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)
(Photo by Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Height: 6-3
Weight: 209
Born: August 16, 1987
Birth Place: Anahim Lake, British Columbia
Nationality: Canadian
Draft: 2005 1ˢᵗ round (5ᵗʰ pick) by the Montreal Canadiens
Height: 5-11
Weight: 200
Born: August 7, 1987
Birth Place: Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia
Nationality: Canadian
Draft: 2005 1ˢᵗ round (1ˢᵗ pick) by the Pittsburgh Penguins
Although Carey Price has an average looking record of 8-8-2 this season, his stats have been quite the opposite. He holds an impressive 2.05 Goals Against Average, and his Save Percentage steadily sits at .935 per cent. He’s given up two goals or less in each of his last four starts and has held a combined .954 Save Percentage during that span. Sidney Crosby leads the league in points with 30 on the season (12 goals, 18 assists). He has scored a goal in each of his last three games and has accumulated five points during that span. Four of Crosby’s twelve goals this season were on the power-play.

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