Game time: 7pm
The Montreal Canadiens come into tonight’s game on a four-game winning streak. Both teams will be dealing with injuries as Brady Thchuck is out for Ottawa and Tomas Plekanec will be out several weeks with a back injury.
Tonight Features two teams that are off to unexpected hot starts. Ottawa comes into the game with a 3-2-1 record while Montreal is 4-1-1. With Plekanec hitting the IR Nicholas Deslauriers will make his season debut for the Habs. Only change to the Habs lineup tonight is Deslauriers. Mete is expected to miss another game with a hand injury but was practicing with the team.
Keys to the game:
Ottawa is gonna look to use thier speed tonight if that Habs can keep them at bay they shouldn’t have a problem
Stay out of the box the Habs have taken way to many penalties this year and sooner or later it will cost them
Tomas Tatar – Philip Danault – Brendan Gallagher
Jonathan Drouin – Max Domi – Artturi Lehkonen
Paul Byron – Jesperi Kotkaniemi – Joel Armia
Nicolas Deslauriers – Andrew Shaw – Matthew Peca
Karl Alzner – Jeff Petry
Mike Reilly – Noah Juulsen
Xavier Ouellet – Jordie Benn