Thread: Line Combos: Montreal Canadiens Lineup Thread
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07-22-2010, 04:29 AM
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Originally Posted by The Kozfather View Post
Knowing how conservative Martin is, I think he'll try to build on the playoffs chemistry and stick with last season's top 2 lines, so:

Pouliot - Gomez - Gionta
Cammalleri - Plekanec - Kostitsyn

I also dont think you'll ever see Lapierre at center again, so he's a RWer now. They'll do what they did with Pacioretty last season and give Eller a lengthy tryout on a good line. Of all the LWers who might end up with them, Moen is the highest in pecking order so I see a 3rd of:

Moen-Eller-Lapierre (which is actually a big, decent 2-way line)

That leaves for the 4th:

Pyatt-Boyd-Darche/Whichever kid has an awesome training camp.

On defense, I think they'll split the pairs to have vets mento OB and Subban, until Markov comes back in November:

i can't wait to see our PP defense line...

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