The Canadiens and Bruins will start their playoff series tonight as Montreal welcomes Boston to town for game 1 tonight and game 2 Saturday.
For Montreal, Saku Koivu is OUT with the left foot injury, Francis Bouillon is out as well but believes he will be ready to go for game 2.
Ryan O'Byrne will be a healthy scratch due to Mike Komisarek returning to the lineup, while replacing Bouillon will likely be Patrice Brisebois.
Michael Ryder who suffered from the flu is also ready to go, and will likely play on a line with Chris Higgins and Sergei Kostitsyn.
For Boston, Marc Savard appears to be healthy enough to go after recovering from a broken bone in his back. Patrice Bergeron will not play.
Puck drop: 7:08.
GO HABS GO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!