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Reid Boucher will make NHL debut against Canadiens

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The New Jersey Devils will meet up with the Montreal Canadiens for the second time in three days, but will have a much different look than they did in Monday's 3-2 loss at Bell Centre.

Cory Schneider is slated to start for the Devils in Wednesday's tilt against Montreal and is coming in strong having won in all of his last three starts. The Devils backup goaltender is 3-1-1 with a .97 goals-against average in his last five starts.

The offense for the Devils is expected to get a boost tonight as well, when left wing Reid Boucher makes his NHL debut after being recalled from the AHL earlier today.

"It's time to give Reid a look," Lou Lamoriello said this morning.

The Devils recalled Boucher while adding Ryan Carter to the IR for what general manager Lamoriello is calling a leg injury. Carter was injured during Saturday night's scrum against Marcus Foligno when according to Lamoriello, the feisty center twisted his leg.

Boucher wore the No. 15 at practice this morning where he played to the left of Patrik Elias and Steve Bernier who is two assists away from reaching 100 in his NHL career and has goals in back-to-back games for New Jersey.

In 21 games with Albany this season, Boucher has 18 points.

Tonight will be the second of three contests between the Devils and Canadiens and the only one to be played in New Jersey this season.

The Devils enter the game with the league's best penalty-killing record at home, giving up just two goals on 34 chances to their opponents. Overall they are third in the League (79/91).

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