Like the fans of the Montreal club, Brendan Gallagher said he was excited about the start of the season of the Canadiens, this Wednesday night in Toronto, against the Maple Leafs.
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“It’s nice, we’re excited for this game, that’s for sure,” he said Wednesday during a video conference following the morning training. Against Toronto, it’s a good rivalry and the new players on the team will find out quickly. ”
“The important thing is to make sure to set the pace,” added Gallagher, who completes an attacking trio with his loyal accomplices Phillip Danault and Tomas Tatar.
First game for Romanov
The roster for the match has also been confirmed. The young Russian defender Alexander Romanov will then be making his debut in the National Hockey League. He will pair up with Brett Kulak. Josh Anderson, Tyler Toffoli and Joel Edmundson will take part in their first official game in the Canadiens’ uniform. Goalkeeper Carey Price will obviously be sent to net to start the season.
“I know that there are a lot of fans who have been waiting for this return for a long time,” had also exposed head coach Claude Julien on Tuesday. We hope that it will give everyone a good boost in terms of mental health, that we can bring back a smile and excitement. “
– The match between the Canadian and the Maple Leafs will be presented on TVA Sports and TVA Sports direct, this Wednesday, at 6 p.m., with the presentation of the pre-game.
The Canadian roster for the first game of the season