Coach Guy Carbonneau will go with Carey Price in goal for his fourth straight start. Tom Kostopoulos, Bryan Smolinski and Patrice Brisebois are all scratches.Rangers forward Ryan Hollweg is still angry with the unpenalized elbow he took on the chin from Kovalev the last time the Rangers were in Montreal. He said it was “a dirty hit. (Kovalev) knew what he was doing…what comes around goes around.”. Steve Dubinsky was in avoidance mode over comments he made to the Daily News about giving Mike Komisarek a rough time after what the Rangers suggested were cheapshots Komisarek dished out on Jagr, again during the February third game. – TSN

Tonight’s Lineup Against Rangers:

A. Kostitsyn – Plekanec – Kovalev
Higgins – Koivu – S. Kostitsyn
Latendresse – Lapierre – Dandenault
Streit – Begin – Ryder
Markov – Komisarek
Hamrlik – O’Byrne
Gorges – Bouillon
Press box: Begin, Kostopoulos, Brisebois