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Match-up - Montreal Canadiens (18-5-4) @ New Jersey Devils (13-9-6) Road/Home records - 9-2-2 -------------- 9-3-2 TV - CBC, RDS, MSG, NHLN-US Puck drop - 7:00 PM ET Season series - Canadiens lead 1-0 Last 10: Canadiens 7-1-2 / Devils 3-5-2 Projected starting goalies - Carey Price (MTL) vs Johan Hedberg (NJ) Battle of the stats Goals for/against per game Montreal - 3.18 / 2.48 New...
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