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Penguins Lineup for Pre-Season Contest Against Montreal

by Sam Kasan / Pittsburgh Penguins
*Updated 10:52 PM


The Penguins have released their lineup for Monday's pre-season match-up with the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre at 7:30 p.m.

Notable players that will participate are star centers Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin (the first pre-season game where they both play together), as well as Bill Guerin, Chris Kunitz, Eric Tangradi, Luca Caputi, Brooks Orpik, Sergei Gonchar, Marc-Andre Fleury and 2009 first-round pick Simon Despres.

Below is the full lineup for this evening's game and the line combinations:

Forwards
Caputi-Crosby-Guerin
Kunitz-Malkin-Tangradi
Dupuis-Adams-Wallace
Bayda-Jeffrey-Godard

Defensemen
Lovejoy-Engelland
Despres-Letang
Orpik-Gonchar

Goaltenders
Fleury
Curry


The Montreal Canadiens have released their lineup. In tonight's game for the Canadiens will be:

Forwards
Mike Cammalleri
Brian Gionta
Matt D'Agostini
Maxim Lapierre
Andrei Kostitsyn
Benjamin Maxwell
Max Pacioretty
Gregory Stewart
Eric Neilson
Guillaume Latendresse
Scott Gomez
Tom Pyatt

Defensemen
Jaroslav Spacek
Josh Gorges
Shawn Belle
Yannick Weber
Mathieu Carle
Andrei Markov

Goaltender
Curtis Sanford
Carey Price


The game will be broadcast on the Penguins' new HD radio channel at 105.9 HD2 and streamed live on www.pittsburghpenguins.com. Steve Mears, host of the "Penguins Live" show on the HD channel, will handle the play-by-play with Phil Bourque providing color. (Read more about Mears here)

The game will also be broadcast on television on the NHL Network. The station is picking up the TSN feed from Canada.

The game in Montreal will be the first of four pre-season games the Penguins play on the road, including three contests in the next four nights. The Penguins travel to Toronto Tuesday, Columbus Thursday and Detroit Sunday.

(Read more about the day's activities at the training camp blog)

Author: Sam Kasan

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