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A Look Again

The Habs seemed flat after taking part in a sport in Vancouver, touring and taking part in once more inside a twenty-four hour interval. The Flames had been rested however rusty and knew they may play the lengthy sport and that’s what they did.

Final sport: MTL 1  CGY  2  F

For an entire sport recap: Canadiens @ Flames: Nothing within the Tank 

Gamers to Watch

  • Victor Mete
    This may very well be the ultimate look the Habs give Mete, the Habs are desperately in want of a cell play-making defenceman. Mete may be simply that if he performs to his strengths and makes use of his pace to counter any arduous forecheck.
  • Corey Perry
    Perry has quietly been having a constant season for the Habs. The veteran winger supplies a spark to the fourth line and is a mainstay on the power-play.
  • Alexander Romanov
    It’s unknown whether or not Chariot’s harm will hold him out long run which might present Romanov an enormous studying alternative. If Romanov learns quick and performs higher than he’s anticipated he might save the Habs from having to make a transfer.

Keys to Victory

  • Begin shortly
    The Habs had been flat final sport, it might have been good to see them rise to the problem nevertheless it wasn’t meant to be. They might want to have a fast begin tonight as each groups know what to anticipate.
  • Restrict turnovers
    With the brand new system the Habs want the forwards working with the defence extra and being a five-man unit which is able to get rid of most forms of turnovers.
  • Rise up for teammates
    It’s been two video games in a row the place the Habs have had a participant drop the gloves. Preventing could also be down within the league however the Habs know they’ll’t get pushed round and Anderson did his finest to let the Flames know that. 
Statistical Matchup
Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, AB | March 13, 7:00 PM ET | TV: CITY, SNW, SNP, TVAS

2020-21 statistics

FLAMES CANADIENS
25 (twenty first) Factors (rank) 31 (twelfth)
12-12-3 Document 12-7-7
5-4-1 House/Away 7-1-6
4-4-2 Final 10 3-2-5
2.67 GF/G 3.27
2.96 GA/G 2.62
20.4 (18th) PP% (rank) 21.9 (14th)
80.2 (14th) PK% (rank) 77.9 (sixteenth)
50.86  CF% 57.02
Pre-game Quotes
Dominique Ducharme

  • “You all the time must take one thing away from each sport. It was the primary time this season that we performed a back-to-back on the highway. We’ll be taught from this. We’ll react higher subsequent time. It’s powerful to check a sport like tonight to our efficiency on Wednesday. It wasn’t the identical circumstances. We’ll use the teachings realized from tonight sooner or later.”
Projected Forwards, Protection and Goaltenders (topic to vary)
Forwards
Tkachuk – Lindholm – Dube
Gaudreau – Monahan – Ritchie
Lucic – Backlund – Mangiapane
Bennett – Ryan – Leivo
Drouin – Suzuki – Anderson
Toffoli – Kotkaniemi – Gallagher
Tatar – Danault – Armia
Lehkonen – Byron – Perry
Defensemen
Giordano – Andersson
Hanifin – Tanev
Valimaki – Kylington
Romanov – Weber
Edmundson – Petry
Kulak – Mete
Out of the lineup
Scratched: Robinson, Nesterov
Injured: Nordstrom
Scratched: Evans
Injured: Chiarot (hand)
Goalies
Jacob Markstrom Carey Worth
Document: 9-7-2
GAA: – 2.77
Sv%: – .909
SO: 2
Alternate: David Rittich
Document: 8-4-4
GAA: – 2.59
Sv%: – .906
SO: 0
Alternate: Jake Allen
 Sport Expectations
The Flames have given up not less than three targets of their final six video games and have misplaced 4 of these video games. This is a wonderful alternative for the Habs to get some factors to get again close to the highest of the division.

Backside Line

Carey Worth has had 4 nice video games in a row and the Habs will want one other one from him tonight.

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