Tyler Toffoli – Nick Suzuki – Joel Armia
Jesperi Kotkaniemi – Phillip Danault – Josh Anderson
Artturi Lehkonen – Jake Evans – Cole Caufield
Michael Frolik – Eric Staal – Corey Perry
Ben Chiarot – Alexander Romanov
Joel Edmundson – Jeff Petry
Erik Gustafsson – Jon Merrill
Jake Allen – Cayden Primeau
Xavier Ouellet, Charlie Lindgren, Michael Pezzetta, Joel Teasdale
Brendan Gallagher (hand), Carey Value (concussion), Paul Byron (lower-body), Jonathan Drouin (undisclosed), Tomas Tatar (lower-body), Shea Weber (upper-body)
The Canadiens had their legs proper from the outset and performed one in all their higher first intervals in latest reminiscence. But, it was the Jets who led 1-0 on the first intermission.
Giving up a aim late within the first interval and one other within the opening two minutes of the second body usually takes the wind out of a workforce’s momentum however the Canadiens gave the impression to be on a mission tonight. And the spark got here from some unlikely contributors.
Artturi Lehkonen, Joel Armia and Jake Evans led the best way for the Canadiens, every being robust on the forecheck to create prolonged zone time for his or her traces. And the Canadiens struggling power-play even scored twice.
Nick Suzuki scored his third aim up to now two video games. Suzuki credited a gathering through the intermission for changes that made the distinction on the power-play.
Cole Caufield was buzzing with two new linemates, Evans and Lehkonen. The Canadiens rookie must wait not less than yet one more recreation for his first aim within the NHL.
It was yet one more tough outing for Jake Allen who allowed a number of weak targets. Allen needed to reply on his teammates to outscore his errors tonight.
The Canadiens moved to inside 4 factors of the third place Winnipeg Jets. The 4 recreation residence stand continues because the Canadiens meet the Ottawa Senators on Saturday night time on the Bell Centre.
▲ Nick Suzuki, Jake Evans, Artturi Lehkonen, Joel Armia, Ben Chiarot, Cole Caufield
▼ Jake Allen, Erik Gustafsson, Phillip Danault, Corey Perry, Eric Staal, Michael Frolik
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