Canadiens’ rookies Jordan Harris, Michael Pezzetta back in lineup versus Leafs


Defenseman Jeff Petry, who has missed six games, is a game-time decision.

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There will be at least two lineup changes for the Canadiens when they face the Toronto Maple Leafs Saturday at Scotiabank Arena (7 p.m., CBC, SN, TVA Sports, TSN-690 Radio, 98.5 FM).

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Rookie defenseman Jordan Harris will make his third start after viewing Thursday’s game from the press box in New Jersey. Rookie forward Michael Pezzetta returns after being sidelined since March 25 with an upper-body injury.

Defenseman Kyle Clague, who had a goal and two assists Thursday, and Jesse Ylonen came out.

Coach Martin St. Louis has a number of game-time decisions to make. Nick Suzuki and Ryan Poehling skipped the morning skate. Suzuki is expected to play while Poehling will be a game-time decision. Defenseman Jeff Petry, who has missed six games, is also a game-time call.

Jake Allen will start in goal for the 11th time in the past 12 games.

Rookie goalie Erik Kallgren will get the start for the Maple Leafs. The 25-year-old Swede has a 4-2-1 record with a 2.90 goals-against average and .902 save percentage.


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