School’s again in session: The Montreal Canadiens start their 114th period at dwelling versus the Toronto Maple Leafs Wednesday at the Bell Centre. Puck fall just right after 7 p.m. (SN, TVA Athletics, TSN 690 Radio, 98.5 FM).
An currently inexperienced blue line will be down two veterans with Mike Matheson and Joel Edmundson out. That suggests hulking rearguard Arber Xhekaj will make his NHL debut. So far too will 2022 very first overall choose Juraj Slafkovsky and 2020 first-rounder Kaiden Guhle.
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At forward, Jonathan Drouin will be a nutritious scratch.
Other players set to make their Habs debut: Kirby Dach, Sean Monahan, Evgenii Dadonov and Johnathan Kovacevic. Might choose a moment to figure out who’s who on the ice.
Jake Allen receives the nod in aim.