Jonathan Drouin – Nick Suzuki – Josh Anderson
Tyler Toffoli – Jesperi Kotkaniemi – Brendan Gallagher
Tomas Tatar – Phillip Danault – Joel Armia
Paul Byron – Jake Evans – Corey Perry
Joel Edmundson – Shea Weber
Brett Kulak – Jeff Petry
Alexander Romanov – Xavier Ouellet
Carey Value – Jake Allen
Artturi Lehkonen, Victor Mete
Hayden Verbeek, Laurent Dauphin, Michael Frolik, Charlie Lindgren
Ben Chiarot (hand)
Submit-game, Joel Edmundson mirrored on the Canadiens poor begin saying that the Canadiens can’t get scored on throughout the first shift of the sport. With the Habs unable to clear the zone — Derek Forbort knocked Jonathan Drouin off the puck — Blake Wheeler opened the scoring simply 50 seconds from the opening puck drop.
It’s incumbent on the teaching workers to have their group able to play. So why do the Canadiens have so many poor begins?
Giveaways had been rampant as Drouin, Brendan Gallagher, Shea Weber, Jeff Petry, Joel Edmundson and Brett Kulak led the way in which. And the Jets, stocked with expert forwards don’t want many alternatives to complete.
For the primary thirty-five minutes, the Canadiens had issue shifting the puck up ice. Three failed zone exits by Montreal led to the Jets first three objectives.
It was a really robust night time for the defence pairing of Xavier Ouellet and Alexander Romanov. Ouellet performed simply over 11 minutes trying fully overwhelmed. That put an extra load on the highest 4, with Weber main the way in which in icetime at 25:11.
Petry was beat to a free puck by Kyle Connor for the Jets third aim. And Petry was the unnamed participant that Dom Ducharme tagged with the error in time beyond regulation that led to the game-winner by Nikolaj Ehlers.
That stated it’s honest to query the interim coach’s resolution to deploy Phillip Danault, Paul Byron and Petry — a grouping that is perhaps extra more likely to kill a penalty — beginning in time beyond regulation versus three expert forwards in Pierre-Luc Dubois, Connor and Ehlers. Of notice, Jets coach Paul Maurice has coached over 1600 common season video games within the NHL.
It was the second time this season that this explicit Jets trio has beat the Canadiens in time beyond regulation. Dubois, Connor and Ehlers mixed for seven factors on the night time. Montreal is now 0-8 past regulation time.
The Canadiens accomplished their six-game street journey with two wins and 6 factors. They now play the subsequent 13 of 16 video games at dwelling beginning with Vancouver on Friday night time.
▲ Carey Value, Corey Perry
▼ Xavier Ouellet, Alexander Romanov, Tomas Tatar, Nick Suzuki, Joel Armia
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