Habs @ Devils 1/20/17 – Devils lineup notes

If you bought tickets to tonight’s Devils v.s Habs match up hoping for Carey Price v.s Cory Schneider, you’re going to be disappointed.

Price will sit for the first half of Montreal’s back to back in favor of Al Montoya, while Schneider felt ill this morning and will sit as a precaution and will likely get the start tomorrow in Philadelphia.

Andy Greene and Vern Fiddler will continue to sit for New Jersey tonight as they make their way back from their injuries.  Jon Merrill who is also ill today will sit in favor of Seth Helgeson.  Other than that, the  lineup for New Jersey stays the same.

Michael Cammalleri-Travis Zajac-Kyle Palmieri
Taylor Hall-Adam Henrique-P.A. Parenteau
Pavel Zacha-Jacob Josefson-Beau Bennett
Miles Wood-Blake Coleman-Devante Smith-Pelly

Kyle Quincey-Ben Lovejoy
Seth Helgeson-Damon Severson
Karl Stollery-Steven Santini

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Devils Captain Greene Speaks with Media for the First Time

For the first time in four and a half years, Devils Captain Andy Greene was forced to miss playing in an NHL game.

While defending his side of the ice, Greene took a shot off the arm and had the puck ride up and catch him in the eye.  The play looked innocent enough, the type of thing that you see with regularity over the course of an NHL season, however, the shot did enough damage to force Greene out of the Devils line up, his iron man streak over at 350 straight NHL games.

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