eller IILars Eller has a lower body injury.  He took treatment and missed Sunday’s intrasquad game and will not be available for Monday’s final pre-season scrimmage at the Bell Centre.  The nature and the source of the injury is unknown although Eller did absorb a hit from defenseman Alexei Emelin during Saturday scrimmage.  If that’s the case, the incident wasn’t serious enough for Eller to leave the game.

Eller is one of four players who find themselves on the sidelines through injury along with rookie defenseman Dalton Thrower and forwards Stefan Fournier and Jack Nevins.

The Eller injury will allow Michel Therrien and his coaches to do some experimenting.

…….Junior graduate Charles Hudon will take Eller’s place between Rene Bourque and Swedish rookie Jacob de la Rose.

……Sven Andrighetto, who had been playing in camp on the left side, his off wing, with Plekanec and Sekac, will be a centre in this game between Bournival and 2013 first round draft choice Michael McCarron.

……Travis Moen moves off left wing on the line with Galchenyuk and Gallagher and will replace Andrighetto on the line with Plekanec and Sekac.

……And we have a true “Kid Line”.  Nikita Scherbak (age 18) will play left wing with Alex Galchenyuk (20) and Brendan Gallagher (22).  Scherbak was informed of the change an hour after he was told that  the Saskatoon Blades had traded his junior rights to the WHL’s Everett Silvertips.

…..The only two untouched lines throughout camp – Desharnais/Pacioretty/Parenteau & Malhotra/Prust/Weise.

Here are the Game’s Line Combinations –

TEAM RED
97-Nick Sorkin   53-Jake Dowell   60- Christian Thomas
67-Max Pacioretty   51-David Desharnais  15-P.A. Parenteau
17-Rene Bourque-  75-Charles Hudon   25-Jacob De La Rose
34-Michael McCarron  58-Sven Andrighetto  49-Michael Bournival

79-Andrei Markov  77-TomGilbert
24-Jarred Tinord  64-Greg Pateryn
78-Joe Finley  55-Francis Bouillon

TEAM WHITE
32-Travis Moen  14-Thomas Plekanec  26-Jiri Sekac
8-Brandon Prust  20-Manny Malhotra  22-Dale Weise
11-Gallagher  27-Galchenyuk  35-Scherbak
97-Jeremy Gregoire  37-Gabriel Dumont  90-Drayson Bowman

74-Alexei Emelin  76-P.K. Subban
28-Nathan Beaulieu  43-Mike Weaver
44-Davis Drewiske  36-Magnus Nygren

Gametime at the Bell Centre will be 7:05pm.  The scrimmage will be divided into two 25 minute halves with no stopped time.