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March 9, 2013

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens

-The Canadiens hit the ice for a morning skate on Saturday at the Tampa Bay Times Forum a few hours ahead of their 7:00 p.m. game against the Lightning.

-After arriving in Tampa Bay on Friday night, Greg Pateryn will be inserted in the Habs lineup on Saturday for his first NHL game, replacing defenseman Tomas Kaberle who will be a healthy scratch.

-Gabriel Dumont will play his first game of the season for the Habs, with the 22-year-old forward taking to the ice for the fourth NHL game of his career after being called up from the Bulldogs at the beginning of the Canadiens’ five-game road trip.

-Carey Price will get the start for the Habs in Tampa Bay as he lookd for his 13th win of the season.

Lines and pairings at practice:

Ryder-Plekanec-Gionta
Galchenyuk-Eller-Prust
Moen-Dumont-Armstrong
Gallagher-Desharnais-Pacioretty

Markov-Emelin
Subban-Gorges
Bouillon-Pateryn

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