Backup Talbot Set To Start Against The Canadiens On Saturday

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Rangers announced on Friday that winger Rick Nash will travel with the team to Montreal.

Nash has not played since suffering a concussion on October 8 in San Jose. He has been participating in full practices since Wednesday.

Cam Talbot will start in goal when the Rangers visit the Canadiens at Bell Center on Saturday night. The twenty-six-year-old Talbot is 3-1-0 with a 1.97 goals against average in four appearances this season.

Henrik Lundqvist is expected to start against the Los Angeles Kings visit Madison Square Garden on Sunday night.

The Rangers also announced that center Dominic Moore and defenseman Justin Falk will return to the lineup on Saturday in Montreal. Forward Brandon Mashinter and defenseman Michael Del Zotto will be healthy scratches against the Canadiens.

March 17, 2009 was the last time the Rangers beat the Canadiens at Bell Center. They won on 4-3 in a shootout.

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