Montreal Canadiens (37-15-4) at Ottawa Senators (22-22-10)
|Date & Time||Wednesday February 18, 2015, 7:00 PM (EST)|
The Line: Ottawa Senators / Montreal Canadiens --- Over/Under:
RDS, RDS, SPNET
The Montreal Canadiens and Ottawa Senators meet Wednesday at the Canadian Tire Centre.
The Montreal Canadiens have won five of their last six games and end a two-game road trip. The Canadiens are averaging 2.6 goals per game and have scored seven goals in their last three games. The Montreal Canadiens have one power play goal in their last five games and have won 10 of their last 11 games when scoring at least three goals overall. Max Pacioretty leads Montreal with 26 goals, P.K. Subban has 29 assists and Tomas Plekanec has 164 shots on goal. Defensively, the Canadiens are allowing 2.2 goals per game and haven’t allowed a power play goal in seven straight games. Carey Price has allowed 87 goals on 1,334 shots faced and Dustin Tokarski has given up 31 goals on 359 shots.
The Ottawa Senators look to bounce back after losing six of their last 10 games. The Senators are averaging 2.8 goals per game and have scored 14 goals in their last three games. The Ottawa Senators have four power play goals in their last four games and have split their last eight games when scoring at least three goals overall. Mike Hoffman leads Ottawa with 20 goals, Erik Karlsson has 29 assists and Bobby Ryan has 138 shots on goal. Defensively, the Senators are allowing 2.8 goals per game and haven’t allowed a power play goal in six of their last eight games. Craig Anderson has allowed 73 goals on 999 shots faced and Robin Lehner has given up 74 goals on 779 shots.
The Canadiens are 9-1 in their last 10 road games and 9-4 in their last 13 vs. a team with a losing record. The Senators are 1-4 in their last 5 home games and 5-1 in their last 6 vs. Atlantic. The Canadiens are 2-7 in the last 9 meetings in Ottawa and 4-1 in the last 5 meetings overall.
The Montreal Canadiens have been killing it on the road lately and that should continue against an Ottawa team that's been really inconsistent for the last month or so. I'll take the road team here.