Canadiens at Philadelphia
Nov. 22/2010 7:00pm
Season Record – Canadiens (13-6-1) First in Northeast Division-Third in Eastern conference. Philadelphia (13-6-2) First in Atlantic Division – second in Eastern Conference.
Last Ten Games – Montreal (6-4-0) They have won 5 of their last 6. Philadelphia (7-2-1) Have lost two of lat three.
Recently – Canadiens, since beating Philadelphia Tuesday , where shutout by Nashville on Thursday and in turn shutout out Toronto on Saturday. The Flyers suffered their second loss in a row 8-7 at the hands of Tampa on Thursday before beating Washington 5-4 in a shootout Saturday.
Season Series – Second of four meetings. Nov.16/2010 – Canadiens-3 Flyers-0. Price 41 saves. Endedstring of ten Flyers games without a loss in regulation. Mike Richards calls out Subban after the game.
Home/Road – Montreal on road (6-2-0) Philadelphia at home (5-2-2)
Goaltenders – Canadiens Carey Price – will make his league leading 20th start. 2.00GAA and .932 save%. Philadelphia – Brian Boucher will start. He won his first game since Oct. 23 leading the Flyers to a 5-4 shootout win over Washington. 2-3-1 2.98GAA .884 save%. (Sergei Bobrovsky was in goal in Montreal last week. 11-3-1. 2.29GAA.)
Special Teams – Power Play – Montreal – Ranked 19th 12/75 16%. . Philadelphia ranked 11th – 18/97 18.6%. Penalty Killing Ranked first. Canadiens have killed 26 of 27 penalties over the last six games. 8/84 90.5%. Philadelphia has played shorthanded more times than any NHL team (108) They also lead the league in minor penalties (117). ranked 16th. 19/108. 82.4%.
Who’s Hot – Montreal Michael Cammalleri 3 goals 2 assist last five games. Philadelphia – Mike Richards has 8 goals and 9 assists his last 13 games.
Injuries – Montreal -Andrei Markov (knee) Philadelphia – Matt Walker (IR-hip surgery); Ian Laperriere (IR-post concussion syndrome); Michael Leighton (IR-back surgery). Dan Carcillo (knee)