A Look Again
It was one other irritating sport for the Habs as they had been locked down by the Flames. Cayden Primeau gave up 4 objectives in a sport meant to present Jake Allen an evening off. The Habs have to work more durable to get to the scoring areas.
Final sport: MTL 2 CGY 5
For an entire sport recap: Canadiens @ Flames: Getting Desperate
Gamers to Watch
- Alexander Romanov
Romanov taking part in solely 14 minutes isn’t going to do a lot for the workforce or for the participant. Its time to unleash the hard-hitting Russian.
- Jeff Petry
It’s been greater than six weeks and greater than 20 video games since Petry’s final objective. He has been terrible defensively as properly in that point. Petry must determine it out or the teaching workers ought to ship him a message.
- Artturi Lehkonen
With the accidents to a couple forwards, Lehkonen has utterly taken benefit of the alternative being one of many Canadiens most constantly robust gamers. Lehkonen is definitely making Dom Ducharme query his choice to scratch him earlier this season.
Keys to Victory
- Get determined
The Habs need to play desperately as one other loss might price them a playoff spot. It’s time to indicate that they’ve one thing to play for.
- Play with coronary heart
With the offence struggling, the Habs have to benefit from a defenceman leaping up on each likelihood to create odd man rushes.
- Shoot the puck
The Flames have been outworking Montreal in one-on-one battles after which capitalizing on Habs’ errors.
|Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, AB | April 26, 6:30 PM ET | TV: TSN2, SNW, RDS
|45 (twenty second)
||19.1 (twenty first)
||77.5 (twenty fourth)
- “It’s that point of the yr. I feel everyone knew that it was going to return right down to sure groups combating for place. It’s not simply us combating for positions, it’s groups combating for first and second and third. We’ve received to discover a approach, we’ve received to regroup, and Monday is an enormous match.”
| Projected Forwards, Protection and Goaltenders (topic to alter)
|Gaudreau – Monahan – Mangiapane
Dube – Lindholm – Tkachuk
Lucic – Backlund – Ritchie
Nordstrom – Ryan – Robinson
|Toffoli – Suzuki – Armia
Tatar – Danault – Caufield
Anderson – Kotkaniemi – Perry
Lehkonen – Evans – Staal
|Giordano – Tanev
Nesterov – Andersson
Valimaki – Stone
|Chiarot – Weber
Edmundson – Petry
Gustafsson – Merrill
|Out of the lineup
Injured: Leivo, Hanifin
|Scratched: Frolik, Kulak, Romanov
Injured: Gallagher (hand), Value (concussion), Byron (lower-body), Drouin (sickness)
Alternate: Louis Domingue
Alternate: Cayden Primeau
| Sport Expectations
|The Habs have to win the ultimate sport of the season sequence between these two groups. Montreal has to play like a determined workforce and keep away from giving Calgary any extra momentum.
The Habs have been taking part in a defensive, conservative model to guard their backup goaltenders. Montreal should allow them to stand on their very own toes and do what it takes to create offence.
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