logo canadienslogo floridaPreview Game #44

Florida vs. Canadiens

Bell Centre – Jan. 6, 20147.35pm

 

Game Notes

…..Florida has a 7-2-0 record over the last nine games against the Canadiens.  The Canadiens are 1-1-2 against them the last four.

…..Overall the Canadiens have lost three of their last four games (1-2-1)

…..The Canadiens have scored 13 goals over their last three games which matches their total scoring over the nine previous games.

…..The Canadiens have also given up 17 goals over the last four games.

..…Max Pacioretty has eight goals and three assists his last ten games.  He has failed to register a point the last four games against Florida.

…..In his last 14 games against the Canadiens Tim Thomas has a 9-4-0 record with a 1.83GAA.  That includes seven games with Boston in the 2011 playoffs.       …

Projected Florida Lines

14-Tomas Fleischman   27-Nick Bjugstrad  19-Scottie Upshall

20-Sean Bergenheim  16-Aleksander Barkov  24-Brad Boyes

11-Jonathan Huberdeau  57-Marcel Goc  82-Tomas Kopecky

12-Jimmy Hayes  18-Shawn Matthias  21-Krys Barch

44-Erik Gudbranson  55-Ed Jovanovski

51-Brian Campbell  77-Tom Gilbert

7-Dmitry Kulikov  43-Mike Weaver

 

Game Statistics

Season Record – Florida- 42GP (16-20-6) 38pts.   Canadiens – 43GP  (24-14-5) 53pts.

Last Ten Games – Florida (6-3-1)    Canadiens  (5-3-2)

Season Series – Third of four games.  @Bell Centre Dec. 15 – Florida-2 Canadiens-1.  @Sunrise – Dec. 29 – Florida-4 Canadiens-1.

Last Time Out – Florida beat Nashville 5-4 in a shootout at home Saturday.   Canadiens lost to Ottawa 4-3 in overtime Saturday.

Home/Road – Florida on the Road – (7-11-2)   Canadiens at Home (12-7-3)

Who’s Hot- Florida, Aleksander Barkov  five-game point streak (one goal, five assists). …   Canadiens – P.K. Subban – two goals, four assists last three games.   Max Pacioretty four goals, two assists last three games.

Injury Report:  Florida – D-Erik Gudbranson (IR-orbital bone); D- Dylan Olsen (IR-lower body) D-Alex Petrovic (IR-upper body); Jesse Winchester (IR-hand)     Canadiens are without D-Davis Drewiske (IR-shoulder surgery) RW-George Parros (IR-concussion)  C- Ryan White(upper body).

 

Florida

Montreal

2.29

Goals Per Game

2.53

3.07

Goals Against Per Game

2.3

29.02

Shots on Goal Per Game

28.37

29.64

Shots Against Per Game

30.26

11

Penalty Minutes Per Game

11.72

15

Power Play Goals

31

10.7%

Power Play %

20.4%

33

Power Play Goals Allowed

21

74.6%

Penalty Kill %

85.7%

1

Shorthanded Goals

4

2

Shorthanded Goals Allowed

2