Jonathan Drouin – Nick Suzuki – Josh Anderson
Artturi Lehkonen – Jesperi Kotkaniemi – Joel Armia
Tomas Tatar – Phillip Danault – Brendan Gallagher
Paul Byron – Jake Evans – Corey Perry
Joel Edmundson – Shea Weber
Brett Kulak – Jeff Petry
Alexander Romanov – Victor Mete
Carey Worth – Jake Allen
Gustav Olofsson, Laurent Dauphin, Michael Frolik, Charlie Lindgren
Ben Chiarot (hand), Tyler Toffoli (decrease physique)
This was a rollercoaster of a recreation. It began with a full interval of domination by the Canadiens outshooting Vancouver 10-2 within the opening body. However Montreal’s possession of the primary interval was offset by sloppy play and dreadful defensive protection.
Misplaced defensive zone attracts, harmful turnovers, poor penalty-killing and an incapability by the defence to clear the entrance of the online led to Canucks targets. On the opposite facet of the coin, the Canadiens confirmed resiliency with Tomas Tatar and Brendan Gallagher scoring tying targets after the Canucks went forward.
In accordance with Dominique Ducharme, it was Shea Weber and Corey Perry supplying the “good phrases” to their teammates on the bench to maintain everybody calm.
Carey Worth shut the door within the time beyond regulation and shootout with Tatar scoring the game-deciding aim.
Artturi Lehkonen was a revelation taking part in with Jesperi Kotkaniemi and Joel Armia leaving followers questioning why he was ever sitting in favor of Paul Byron.
The Canadiens have accomplished their common season matchup with the Vancouver Canucks and have earned a time without work on Sunday. Montreal has a two level benefit with 4 video games in hand. Now the Canadiens set their sights on the Edmonton Oilers who will arrive subsequent week for a 3 recreation collection
▲ Carey Worth, Tomas Tatar, Brendan Gallagher, Artturi Lehkonen, Alexander Romanov, Victor Mete, Jeff Petry, Brett Kulak
▼ Paul Byron
Try the sport preview right here: Canucks @ Canadiens: Seeking to Win in Regulation