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Canadiens call up Lindgren

The 22-year-old will back-up Al Montoya in season opener

by Montreal Canadiens @canadiensmtl /

The Montreal Canadiens announced on Wednesday that goaltender Charlie Lindgren has been called up from the AHL's St-John's IceCaps.

The 22-year-old will join the Habs at practice in Buffalo on Thursday, as Carey Price remains sidelined with the flu.

Lindgren will back-up Al Montoya in goal against the Sabres.

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