CANADIENS (2-0-0) at FLAMES (2-0-0)
Season series: This is the first of two meetings for the 2009-10 season. These teams split the season series in 2008-09, each winning by a wide margin at home. Robert Lang (2-1-3), now with
Big story: This will be the 100th all-time regular season game between these clubs, and
"Well, I hope they don't boo," Cammalleri told the Calgary Herald. "The
"I'm really looking forward to coming back. I have been for a while. It'll feel weird, I guess. So early in the schedule, too. I'm going to enjoy the experience. But there are no hard feelings. On either side."
With 2 goals in his first two games, Travis Moen will be shooting for three straight for the first time in his career.
Flames: Cammalleri's loss is David Moss' gain. The 27-year-old left wing inherited Cammalleri's spot on the top line with Iginla and Olli Jokinen and scored 2 goals (one on the power play) in Saturday's win at
"I'm a huge David Moss fan," Cammalleri told the Calgary Herald. "He's a big body who can make the subtle little plays. Good feel offensively. Strong skater. I wish Mosser nothing but success. I see him as a really good fit on that line."
Moss scored 20 goals in 2008-09.
Defenseman Jay Bouwmeester, a major off-season acquisition in a trade with
Injury report: For the Canadiens, defensemen Markov and O'Byrne are out long-term with injuries. Centers Kyle Chipchura and Olivier Fortier are both on injured reserve with shoulder injuries, and defenseman Alex Henry is on injured reserve with a fractured hand. Flames defenseman Cory Sarich is day-to-day with a bruised foot.
Stat pack: Both
Puck drop: There is a real possibility for a high-scoring game -- both teams have a lot of gifted offensive players, and Price and Kiprusoff have faced the second and third most shots in the League with 81 and 76, respectively.
-- Rocky Bonanno, NHL.com