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Al Montoya in goal, Dylan Reese in for Jurcina tonight vs. Sabres

Montoya's start marks the third different Isles goaltender in the last three games. Milan Jurcina suffered a lacerated elbow when he was undercut by former teammate Zenon Konopka in the third period last night in Ottawa; Jurcina played through it to set up Mark Eaton's OT winner, but now he's day to day and Dylan Reese will play in his place.

Brian Rolston will be a healthy scratch for a third straight game, with Rhett Rakhshani staying in the lineup. Rakhshani didn't have as strong a game last night, contributing to the turnover that led to the Sens' goal and taking a bad offensive-zone penalty in the third, but he'll get another shot.

The Sabres are 2-0-1 in their last three and are a point behind the Isles in the East. Ryan Miller, who has allowed one goal in regulation/OT the last two games, gets the call.

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