The Montreal Canadiens go for 5 in a row against Carolina Monday night, and in anticipation of perhaps being without the services of Travis Moen again, the Habs called up Ryan White and Ian Schultz on Sunday. White returns from a rehab stint and looks to play his first game of the year. He’ll bring energy and pugnacity to the 4th line. Schultz, the other guy in the Jaro Halak trade, looks to potentially make his NHL debut with the Canadiens.
Fresh off a big 5-0 win over the Leafs, the Canadiens took Sunday off. However, they better get back to it Monday - too many times this year, the Habs have followed up big games with stinkers. A win could bring them within 5 points of 8th. That’s pretty doable with 26 games to go.
Carey Price gets the start, playing his best hockey of the year. Full text of the Habs call-up press release below.
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