Corey Perry – Nick Suzuki – Josh Anderson
Jonathan Drouin – Eric Staal – Tyler Toffoli
Tomas Tatar – Phillip Danault – Jesperi Kotkaniemi
Paul Byron – Jake Evans – Artturi Lehkonen
Joel Edmundson – Shea Weber
Brett Kulak – Jeff Petry
Alexander Romanov – Victor Mete
Jake Allen – Cayden Primeau
Otto Leskinen, Brandon Baddock, Michael Frolik, Charlie Lindgren
Ben Chiarot (hand), Brendan Gallagher (hand), Carey Worth (lower-body), Joel Armia (COVID protocol)
Simply 54 seconds into the sport Phillip Danault made a expensive turnover and Auston Matthews beat Jake Allen on a wrap round. It was not the beginning that the Canadiens had been searching for in opposition to a potent Maple Leafs lineup. However a minute and 21 seconds later, Corey Perry had tied the rating.
The Canadiens had been lucky to exit the primary interval tied because the Leafs managed the play for lengthy stretches. Montreal dominated the second interval outshooting Toronto 17-4. Allen was combating rebound management all through the sport however thankfully had little to do within the center body.
The Leafs took benefit of a puck off the skate of Victor Mete for an early third interval objective. Mete had misplaced a board battle on the identical shift giving Toronto possession. The Leafs would add one other in the midst of the interval on their option to their twenty seventh victory of the season.
Jonathan Drouin has now gone 18 video games and not using a objective and nonetheless doesn’t have a power-play objective on the season. But Drouin stays the fourth most used ahead on the crew forward of Josh Anderson, Brendan Gallagher, Tomas Tatar and Jesperi Kotkaniemi. The interim head coach thinks he has been enjoying properly.
The Canadiens have only one win in 4 video games with the Maple Leafs up to now this season. Toronto has an 8-0-1 document of their final 9 video games.
The Canadiens travelled again to Montreal following the sport. The Habs will face the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday evening on the Bell Centre.
▲ Jake Allen, Corey Perry
▼ Jonathan Drouin, Victor Mete, Jeff Petry, Brett Kulak, Phillip Danault
Take a look at the sport preview right here: Canadiens @ Maple Leafs: Habs Face Problem