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Moen, Desharnais Return To Habs Lineup Vs Ottawa

Desharnais_Montreal_2013Travis Moen, out with a facial injury since Oct. 26, will play for the first time in five games while fellow forward David Desharnais will draw back into the lineup after being made a healthy scratch in Tuesdays 3-2 shootout loss to the Blues.

Moen, 31, has appeared in 11 games for Montreal this season, recording two assists while averaging 12:13 TOI per game.

While his offensive production has been limited, its still more than what Desharnais has provided.

Desharnais acknowledged he wasnt playing as well.

[Therrien] just wants me to compete a little bit more, he explained. Im not producing the way I would like to, and just chip in and help the team win.

Source: Mike Halford, NBC Sports, Pro Hockey Talk


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