Nick Holden is a healthy scratch for the New York Rangers in Game 3 of their first-round series against the Montreal Canadiens.
Kevin Klein is in the lineup and being paired with Brady Skjei.
Holden recorded 11 goals and 23 assists in 83 games in the regular season and played 41:56 over the first two games of the series, registering an assist in Game 2.
Klein, who is making his first appearance this postseason, recorded three goals and 11 assists in the regular season.
New York's lines for Game 3 are:
- Jimmy Vesey-Mika Zibanejad-Mats Zuccarello
- Rick Nash-Derek Stepan-Michael Grabner
- Chris Kreider-Kevin Hayes-Jesper Fast
- J.T. Miller-Oscar Lindberg-Tanner Glass.