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Game Day Thread: Frightful Friday?

Two teams look to avoid going down 2-0 in their series while we get to see the Detroit Red Wings and Boston Bruins play the game of hockey for the first time.

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Today's Games


Tampa Bay Lightning vs Montreal Canadiens

6:00 CST (pre-game at 5:30)

Montreal Canadiens lead the series 1-0.

Expected Starters: Anders Lindback (TBL), Carey Price (MTL)

TBL Scratches: Ondrej Palat (UBI), Andrej Sustr or Tom Pyatt

MTL Scratches: Douglas Murray, Jarred Tinordi, Ryan White, George Parros, Travis Moen (concussion)

Quote du Jour:

Pre-Game Reading: Chris Johnston on the hole created by the Ondrej Palat injury.


Boston Bruins vs Detroit Red Wings

6:30 CST

Expected Starters: Tuukka Rask (BOS), Jimmy Howard (DET)

BOS Scratches: Daniel Paille, Chris Kelly (back), Matt Bartkowski

DET Scratches: Henrik Zetterberg (back), Joakim Andersson, Todd Bertuzzi, Daniel Cleary, Mikael Samuelsson, Stephen Weiss, Jonathan Ericsson (finger)

Quote du Jour: "We talk a lot about the past in the media-we never talk about the past in our dressing room."- Mike Babcock

Pre-Game Reading: Helene St. James on the excitement that the playoffs bring to a dressing room.

Anaheim Ducks vs Dallas Stars

9:00 CST

Anaheim Ducks lead the series 1-0.

Expected Starters: Frederik Andersen (ANA), Kari Lehtonen (DAL)

ANA Scratches: Matt Beleskey (LBI), Mark Fistric

DAL Scratches: Aaron Rome, Chris Mueller, Dustin Jeffrey

Quote du Jour: Q: Are you planning any changes as far as the lineup is concerned?

Ruff: "Yeah."

Q: Can you share?

"No." -(Dallas News)

Pre-Game Reading: Mike Heika on the adjustments Dallas made entering game 2.

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