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Montoya in goal again, Grabner gametime decision

Al Montoya gets his sixth start in the last seven against the Hawks tonight at the Coliseum.

The lineup is unchanged except for the possibility that Michael Grabner (groin), who missed Tuesday's game, could return; Jack Capuano said Grabner, who skated with a handful of players this morning, may get back in, but it seems unlikely.

Nino Niederreiter (concussion) is doing off-ice work in the weight room but hasn't stepped back on the ice since Saturday. Andrew MacDonald (leg) is still several weeks away from returning. And Rick DiPietro (groin) also hasn't skated since Saturday, leaving Kevin Poulin as the backup for tonight's game.

Ray Emery will start for the Hawks, his third consecutive start after Corey Crawford allowed four goals to the Isles on Friday in Chicago.

New York Sports