Breaking: Claude Julien makes a controversial call ahead of tonight's game!

This is a surprise.

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The Montreal Canadiens have announced that David Schlemko will play his first game with the Habs tonight. However, head coach Claude Julien made a pretty controversial call, when he decided to scratch Victor Mete in order to make room for Schlemko.

The team confirmed the news on its official Twitter account:

In addition, Julien refused to confirm with whom Schlemko will be paired against the Ottawa Senators:

More details to come.