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The Canadiens look to turn the page on their poor performance in Philadelphia that resulted in a 3-1 loss. George Parros will return to the lineup for the first time since suffering his second concussion of the season after a fight with Eric Boulton of the New York Islanders on December 14. Defenceman Francis Bouillon will watch this one from the press box. Merrill Kelly Jersey . Juventus announced details of the deal Saturday, saying that Morata signed a five-year contract with the club. The deal also includes an option for Madrid to buy Morata back for up to (euro)30 million ($40. Jimmie Sherfy Jersey . Jamies number grades given are out of five, with five being the best mark. Jonathan Quick, Los Angeles Kings (3) - Early goal against was on the power play.New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Isaiah Thomas scored nine of his 22 points in the fourth quarter to help the Phoenix Suns pull away from the New York Knicks in their 99-90 victory at Madison Square Garden on Saturday afternoon. 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