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    In 2010, James Santella, a firefighter from Spring Hill, started having trouble putting his gear on. Shortly after, he was diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.
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    Wednesday, January 30th (All times Eastern)

    Montreal Canadiens (4-1-0) at Ottawa Senators (4-1-1), 7 p.m.

    (Sports Network) - Depth has certainly been a strength for the Montreal Canadiens this season and the club only figures to get stronger when defenseman P.K. Subban returns to the ice.

    They've done pretty good without their young blueliner so far and shoot for a fifth straight victory on Wednesday evening against the Ottawa Senators.

    Montreal has made up for the absence of Subban, who was a restricted free agent holdout until signing a new two-year deal on Monday, by averaging four goals per game over a four-game winning streak that followed a loss to Toronto in its season opener.

    Rookies Brendan Gallagher and Alex Galchenyuk have contributed to the winning streak and both learned on Monday that they would be sticking with the club rather than return to the AHL and junior league, respectively.

    Galchenyuk, the third overall pick of the most recent draft, has a goal and four assists in five games, while Gallagher has logged a pair of goals and two assists in four games. Both notched a pair of points in Tuesday's 4-3 win over the Winnipeg Jets.

    Gallagher, a fifth-round selection in 2010, had a goal and an assist, while Galchenyuk notched two helpers. Rene Bourque and Tomas Plekanec added power- play goals, with Plekanec posting the game-winner 5:31 into the third period as his shot from the top of the right circle hit off a Jets defender and into the net.

    Defenseman Andrei Markov assisted on both power-play tallies and has four goals and three assists in his past four games.

    "Our power play is doing pretty good right now," said Plekanec. "Two or three years ago we were first in the league and it's pretty much as it is now. We have some guys here that can really move the puck and help the power play really click. I was fortunate that my shot went off a skate and it proved to be the winner."

    Carey Price made 18 saves, 11 of those in a perfect third period after giving up two goals on just four shots faced in the second.

    Subban, meanwhile, is expected to join the club in Ottawa but it is unknown when he will play his first game of the season. After Tuesday's road game, just the Habs' second of the season, the club returns home for three straight.

    The Canadiens hope to do so with their winning streak still intact. They have already matched their longest string of consecutive victories from last season and will try to win five in a row for the first time since Feb. 26-March 8, 2011.

    Despite the four-game winning streak, the Canadiens still trail the Senators by a point in the standings as Ottawa has opened the season by going 4-1-1 in its first six. The Sens snapped a two-game slide on Tuesday night after rallying to beat the Washington Capitals 3-2.

    Ottawa trailed by two goals after the first period and looked to be in danger of carrying that deficit into the final frame before Jim O'Brien redirected a puck into the net with 1:23 left in the second. Milan Michalek then tied the game early in the third before Sergei Gonchar put home the game-winner on the power play with 2:30 to play.

    "This wasn't an easy one because we didn't come out strong and quickly fell behind," said Gonchar. "But we fought back and I think this game shows a lot about the character of our team."

    Craig Anderson made 31 saves for Ottawa, which was without Jason Spezza due to an upper body injury and the forward's status for this game is unknown.

    Michalek, meanwhile, has points in each of the Sens' first six games, registering a pair of goals and four assists.

    Ottawa has lost eight of its past 12 against Montreal, including four of the last six played at home.

    01/30 10:37:02 ET

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      Tournament to honor Spring Hill firefighter Video included

      Updated:

      In 2010, James Santella, a firefighter from Spring Hill, started having trouble putting his gear on. Shortly after, he was diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.
      More>>

      • Great Stuff

      Boys and Girls Clubs of the Suncoast 'Youth of the Year' Video included

      Updated:

      Boys and Girls Clubs play a vital role in communities across the country. Here in the Bay Area, the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Suncoast serve as a safe place for local kids to learn and grow. Each year, they select somebody who promotes service to the club and shows strong moral character and academic success as their Youth of the Year. Recently, Kassindjaa Montague was given this honor. She sits down with Jenn to tell us her story. More>>

      Furry friends from Suncoast Animal League stop by Video included

      Updated:

      The Suncoast Animal League is a non-profit, no-kill, no-time limit animal rescue agency located in Palm Harbor. Executive Director Rick Chaboudy More>>

      8 fun things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend | February 14-15

      Updated:

      See 8 fun things happening this weekend in Tampa Bay!
      More>>

      News Now: Tampa Port Authority's President talks growth at the port Video included

      Updated:

      Port Tampa Bay just had their annual State of the Port Luncheon. This week Tampa Port Authority's President and CEO, Paul Anderson, stopped by to give us further insight.  More>>

      8 fun things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend | February 7-8 Video included

      Updated:

      See 8 fun things happening this weekend in Tampa Bay!
      More>>

      Deaf Literacy Center to hold first-ever silent dinner Video included

      Updated:

      For the first time ever in the Tampa Bay area, the Deaf Literacy Center is holding a 100% voices off silent dinner. Everybody working at the restaurant this evening will be deaf or hard of hearing, including servers, cashiers, and bartenders. The event is taking place on February 15th at 4pm at Farmer Boy Restaurant in Clearwater. Pattie Sanchez from The Diversity Initiative, Pinellas Public Library Cooperative's Deaf Literacy Coordinator Rosa Rodriguez, and volunteer/advocate Jenny Locy stop... More>>

      News Now: Media General CEO talks about his career, future for company Video included

      Updated:

      In December, LIN Media and Media General merged to create the second largest broadcasting company in the country. The former CEO and President of LIN Media, Vince Sadusky, was placed at the helm of the new and improved Media General. More>>

      Bill Schifino, Jr talks about being President-Elect of the Florida Bar Video included

      Updated:

      Earlier this month, Bill Schifino, Jr. was announced as the 2015-16 President-Elect of the Florida Bar. Schifino comes to this position with a strong resume. More>>

      Trio sets off on 900 mile trek across Florida Video included

      Updated:

      Joe Guthrie, Mallory Lykes Dimmitt, and Carlton Ward Jr. are embarking on a journey of a lifetime. The trio are setting off on a 70-day, 900 mile trek across the state???without any automobiles.
      More>>

      • Great 38More>>

      • Heath Matters: Trinity Spine Center

        Heath Matters: Trinity Spine Center

        Friday, January 16 2015 12:49 PM EST2015-01-16 17:49:27 GMT
        Trinity Spine Center uses Stem Cells for Back Pain.Stem cells are master cells of the body that are available for repairing damaged tissues and organs including spine discs and cartilage cushions in the joints.
        Trinity Spine Center uses Stem Cells for Back Pain.Stem cells are master cells of the body that are available for repairing damaged tissues and organs including spine discs and cartilage cushions in the joints.
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