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Oilers @ Canadiens Lines & Pairings

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Outgunned and undermanned in Montreal, the Oilers need a stout defensive effort.

Check back throughout the day as we'll post updates when they become available.

The Oilers expected lineup based on recent practices and team updates:

Edmonton Oilers Expected Lines and Pairings
Nail Yakupov
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
Jordan Eberle
David Perron
Mark Arcobello
Ales Hemsky
Tyler Pitlick

Boyd Gordon
Ryan Jones
Luke Gazdic

Will Acton
Ben Eager






Ladislav Smid
Jeff Petry

Anton Belov

Justin Schultz

Nick Schultz
Andrew Ference







Devan Dubnyk






Scratches Taylor Fedun
Jesse Joensuu Denis Grebeshkov

The Canadiens expected lineup comes via Andrew Berkshire at Habs Eyes On The Prize:

Montreal Canadiens Expected Lines and Pairings
Michael Bournival
Tomas Plekanec
Brian Gionta
Alex Galchenyuk
Lars Eller
Brendan Gallagher
Travis Moen
David Desharnais
Rene Bourque
Michael Blunden

Ryan White
Patrick Holland






Andrei Markov
P.K. Subban

Josh Gorges
Raphael Diaz

Francis Bouillon
Jarred Tinordi







Carey Price






This has all of the makings of an incredible game. The top two lines for the Oilers might combine for 54 minutes.