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Montreal Canadiens Eastern Conference Atlantic Division
Matchup Preview • Mtl vs. Pit
Season Overview
Montreal Canadiens Pittsburgh Penguins
27-17 (12) Season Record (NHL Rk) 26-15 (13)
4 Division Rank 4
7 Conference Rank 8
13-9 Home Record 13-8
14-8 Away Record 13-7
9-5 Division Record 7-5
16-8-5 Conference Record 11-9-5
150 Goals For 166
143 Goals Against 139
Won 4 Streak Won 1
Team Info
Height Average 6
Weight Average 196.5
Age Average 26.5
Oldest Antti Niemi (35)
Youngest Jesperi Kotkaniemi (18)
Rookies 1
30 years old + 6
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 6
Free agency 4
Waivers 2
Trades 12
EXPERIENCE
GP Forwards 2980 games
GP Defensemen 2948 games
GP Goalies 1055 games
Team Totals 7718 games
Team Info
Height Average 6-1
Weight Average 198.2
Age Average 27.8
Oldest Matt Cullen (42)
Youngest Marcus Pettersson (22)
Rookies 3
30 years old + 8
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 8
Free agency 8
Waivers 0
Trades 10
EXPERIENCE
GP Forwards 6545 games
GP Defensemen 3064 games
GP Goalies 174 games
Team Totals 10269 games
Injuries
Byron, Paul Suspended by NHL
Shaw, Andrew Neck injury injured reserve
Injuries
Aston-Reese, Zach Broken left hand injured reserve
Czuczman, Kevin Shoulder surgery injured reserve
Hornqvist, Patric Concussion sidelined indefinitely
Schultz, Justin Fractured lower left leg injured reserve
Team Leaders
Goals Brendan Gallagher - 19
Assists Max Domi - 28
Points Max Domi - 43
Wins Carey Price - 19
Plus/minus Phillip Danault - 15
Pen. minutes Max Domi - 59
Team Leaders
Goals Jake Guentzel - 24
Assists Evgeni Malkin - 37
Points Sidney Crosby - 56
Wins Matt Murray - 14
Plus/minus Brian Dumoulin - 25
Pen. minutes Evgeni Malkin - 46
Who's Hot?
Joel Armia (RW) 3 pts in last 2 GP
Jordie Benn (D) 7 pts in last 11 GP
Brendan Gallagher (RW) 3 pts in last 3 GP
Antti Niemi (G) 2-0-0, 1.50, .965 in last 2 GPI
Jeff Petry (D) 3 pts in last 3 GP
Carey Price (G) 3-0-0, 1.00, .972 in last 3 GPI
Tomas Tatar (LW) 3 pts in last 2 GP
Shea Weber (D) 4 pts in last 2 GP
Who's Not?
Jonathan Drouin (W) 2 pts in last 8 GP
Who's Hot?
Brian Dumoulin (D) 3 pts in last 5 GP
Jake Guentzel (RW) 6 pts in last 4 GP
Phil Kessel (RW) 15 pts in last 11 GP
Who's Not?
Casey DeSmith (G) 0-2-0, 4.07, .852 in last 2 GPI
Olli Maatta (D) 0 pts in last 6 GP
Bryan Rust (RW) 1 pts in last 4 GP
Riley Sheahan (W) 0 pts in last 4 GP