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Montreal Canadiens vs Nashville Predators: Game No. 20 Pre-Game Notes

OTTAWA, ON - OCTOBER 22:  Francis Bouillon #51 of the Nashville Predators skates against the Ottawa Senators during a game at Scotiabank Place on October 22, 2009 in Ottawa, Canada.  (Photo by Phillip MacCallum/Getty Images)
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Rocket All HabsCorrespondent INovember 14, 2009

Pre-game notes

Guillaume Latendresse will be a healthy scratch tonight. Finally, Jacques Martin's patience has been exhausted. Kyle Chipchura will take his place.

Jaroslav Spacek has a leg bruise and will be a game-time decision.

Carey Price will use the tribute mask to his country music idols Garth Brooks and George Strait for the game in Nashville.

Canadiens are 7-2-1-1 lifetime against the Predators.

Habs are looking for their first three-road-game win streak.

Francis Bouillon will face his former teammates for the first time.

Game time is 8 p.m. EST. at the Sommet Center.

Expected Canadiens lineup

Gomez, Gionta, Cammalleri
Plekanec, Pyatt, Andrei Kostitsyn
Metropolit, Moen, Pacioretty
Lapierre, White, Chipchura

Hamrlik, Spacek (GTD)
Mara, Gorges
Bergeron, Leach

Carey Price starts in goal for the Canadiens; Pekka Rinne for the Predators.

Scratches: Carle, Latendresse, Stewart, D'Agostini (concussion), Laraque (upper body), Gill (leg), Markov (ankle), O'Byrne (knee)

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