The Montreal Canadiens continue it's preseason schedule tonight with a matchup against the Washington Capitals at the Bell Centre. Last night, the Habs lose 3-2 against the New Jersey Devils. Some players were really good like Arturri Lehkonen and Charlie Lindgren and others were not too good like Sven Andrighetto and Nikita Scherbak. Tonight, a new group of players will try to impress the Habs management. We will keep a close look at Alexander Radulov, Andrew Shaw and Michael McCarron. Here the complete game infos and rosters for both team :
Washington Capitals vs Montreal Canadiens (Bell Centre, Montreal, 7:30pm, CSN-DC, RDS)
Washington Capitals roster :
Fowards : Brett Connolly, Jakub Varna, Zach Sill, Christian Thomas, Beck Malenstyn, Andre Burakovsky, Travis Boyd, Garrett Mitchell, Nathan Walker, Zach Sanford, Jay Beagle, Liam O'Brien and Marcus Johansson.
Defensemen : Taylor Chorney, Madison Bowey, Karl Alzner, Christian Djoos, Connor Hobbs, Darren Dietz and Aaron Ness.
Goaltenders : Vitek Vanecek and Drew MacIntyre.
Montreal Canadiens roster:
Fowards : Torey Mitchell, Stefan Matteau, Phillip Danault, Brian Flynn, Michael McCarron, Paul Byron, Alexander Radulov, Max Friberg, Charles Hudon, Jeremy Grégoire, Andrew Saw and Mark MacMillan.
Defensemen : Greg Pateryn, Nathan Beaulieu, Brett Lernout, Philip Samuelsson, Tom Parisi and Ryan Johnston.
Montreal Canadiens hockey is back ! The Habs open it's preseason schedule tonight against the New Jersey Devils at the Bell Centre in their first of 7 preseason games. This will be a first opportunity to see some of the best prospects of the organization, because a lot of them will have a chance to show what they got during the next week. We will keep a close look at Artturi Lehkonen tonight ! Will he be forcing the Habs to keep him for the start of the season ? Here some game infos and the rosters for both teams :
New Jersey Devils vs Montreal Canadiens (Bell Centre, Montreal, 7:30pm, RDS)
New Jersey Devils roster :
Fowards : Nathan Bastian, Joseph Blandisi, Vernon Fiddler, Taylor Hall, Adam Henrique, Michael McLeod, Blake Pietila, John Quennneville, Ben Sexton, Blake Speers, Devante Smith-Peley and Ben Thomson.
Defensemen : Yohann Auvitu, Joshua Jacobs, Andrew MacWlliam, Jon Merrill, John Moore, Vojtech Mozik and Steve Santini.
Goaltenders : Mackenzie Blackwood and Scott Wedgewood
Source : https://www.nhl.com/devils/
Montreal Canadiens roster :
Fowards : Brendan Gallagher, Chris Terry, Jacob De La Rose, Alex Galchenyuk, Nikita Scherbak, Sven Andrighetto, Daniel Carr, Bobby Farnham, Daniel Audette, Artturi Lehkonen, David Desharnais and Markus Eisenschmid.
Defensemen : Zach Redmond, Jeff Petry, Mark Barberio, Noah Juulsen, Joel Hanley and Yuri Alexandrov.
The Montreal Canadiens will start is training camp on the ice tomorrow morning in Brossard with some intra-squad games on the menu. The team will have 1 intra-squad game on each friday and saturday before another sunday at the Bell Centre this time. The team will then begin it's preseason calender on monday night against the New Jersey Devils at the Bell Centre. Note that all the players where there this morning for the physical tests apart Carey Price, Shea Weber, Max Pacioretty, Tomas Plekanec, Andrei Markov and Alexei Emelin which are still in Toronto for the World Cup of Hockey. In the case of Pacioretty and Plekanec they should be back in MTL this weekend because their team was eliminated from the semifinals games. USA and Czech Republic will finish their tournament against each other tonight. For the others players, it will probably go to next week.