MONTREAL (Ticker) -- The Philadelphia Flyers try to regain sole
possession of first place in the Atlantic Division on Thursday
when they visit the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre.
The Flyers held an eight-point lead over New Jersey on March 13
but the Devils pulled into a tie for first on Tuesday. New
Jersey has two games remaining, the Flyers three.
Philadelphia has lost back-to-back games, both at home,
including a 3-1 setback to the New York Rangers on Saturday.
Tony Amonte scored for the Flyers, who are 0-for-19 on the power
play over their last four games.
The Flyers are expecting to have captain Keith Primeau and
defenseman Eric Desjardins back in the lineup. Desjardins, a
former Canadien, has been out for 10 weeks with a broken right
arm, while Primeau has not played since mid-February with a