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10/28/08 Carolina @ Montreal 7:30PM EDT RDS (HD)





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2008-2009 NHL Standings


CAROLINA HURRICANES

2008-2009 record: 4-2-1

Probable Lineup:

Whitney - Staal - Ruutu
Samsonov - Brind'amour - LaRose
Bayda - Cullen - Eaves
Brookbank - Helminen - LaCouture

Gleason - Corvo
Wallin - Seidenberg
Melichar - Babchuk

Starting Goalie: Cam Ward (2-1-1; GAA: 3.22; SV%: 0.914)



Backup: Michael Leighton (2-1-0; GAA: 2.28; SV%: 0.927)

Injuries: Sutter (concussion; IND), Williams (Achilles heel; 3 months), Walker (hand; 3 weeks)

Keys to victory:

Shoot the puck and fore check hard
Put traffic in front of Price
Rely on Ward at key times



MONTREAL CANADIENS

2008-2009 record: 5-1-1

Probable Lineup:

A.Kostitsyn-Plekanec-Kovalev
Latendresse-Koivu-Tanguay
Higgins-Lang-S.Kostitsyn
Kostopoulos-Lapierre-Dandenault

Markov-Komisarek
Hamrlik-O'Byrne
Bouillon-Gorges

Starting Goalie: Carey Price (3-1-1; GAA: 2.11; SV%: 0.931)



Backup: Jaroslav Halak (2-0-0; GAA: 2.52; SV%: 0.918)

Injuries: None

Keys to victory:
Play hard and fore check hard
SHOOT THE PUCK and crash the net
Play a good defensive game and limit turnovers


TEAM COMPARISON

2007-2008 Season Series
Tied 2-2

LAST MEETING:
DateWinnerScoreFirst Star
December 8th, 2007
Ray Whitney

SPECIAL TEAMS STATS

TeamPK%PK RankPP%PP Rank
77.8
21
13.3
27
80.0
17
17.6
16

TEAM SCORING LEADERS

Carolina

PlayerGPGAPts+/-
Eric Staal7426+5
Ray Whitney71560
Rod Brind'Amour7415-5

Montreal

PlayerGPGAPts+/-
Saku Koivu74610+9
Andrei Markov701010+5
Alex Tanguay7538+7

KEY PLAYERS TO WATCH

VS
Eric Staal Saku Koivu






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