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CANADIENS at LIGHTNING

Stanley Cup Final, Game 5

8 p.m. ET; NBC, CBC, SN, TVAS

Tampa Bay leads best-of-7 series, 3-1

Canadiens projected lineup

Tyler Toffoli -- Phillip Danault -- Brendan Gallagher

Cole Caufield -- Nick Suzuki -- Josh Anderson

Paul Byron -- Jake Evans -- Artturi Lehkonen

Joel Armia -- Eric Staal -- Corey Perry

Ben Chiarot -- Shea Weber

Joel Edmundson -- Jeff Petry

Alexander Romanov -- Brett Kulak

Carey Price

Jake Allen

Scratched: Jesperi Kotkaniemi, Cale Fleury, Jon Merrill, Lukas Vejdemo, Laurent Dauphin, Jesse Ylonen, Alex Belzile, Xavier Ouellet, Otto Leskinen, Michael Frolik, Erik Gustafsson, Tomas Tatar, Cayden Primeau, Charlie Lindgren, Michael McNiven

Injured: None

Lightning projected lineup

Ondrej Palat -- Brayden Point -- Nikita Kucherov

Tyler Johnson -- Anthony Cirelli -- Steven Stamkos

Barclay Goodrow -- Yanni Gourde -- Blake Coleman

Pat Maroon -- Ross Colton -- Mathieu Joseph

Victor Hedman -- Jan Rutta

Ryan McDonagh -- Erik Cernak

Mikhail Sergachev -- David Savard

Andrei Vasilevskiy

Curtis McElhinney

Scratched: Luke Schenn, Alex Barre-Boulet, Boris Katchouk, Taylor Raddysh, Gemel Smith, Mitchell Stephens, Daniel Walcott, Fredrik Claesson, Cal Foote, Ben Thomas, Christopher Gibson, Spencer Martin

Injured: Alex Killorn (undisclosed)

Status report

Lightning coach Jon Cooper said Killorn was doubtful to play, meaning the forward is likely to miss his fourth straight game with an undisclosed injury related to blocking a shot with his left leg in the second period of Game 1. … Each team is expected to use the same lineup it did in Game 4, won by the Canadiens 3-2 in overtime.

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