Game #49

Anaheim @ Canadiens

Bell Centre-Jan.22/2011-7:20pm

 

Season Record – Anaheim – 50GP (24-15-9) 57pts. 3rd in Pacific Division. 6th in Western Conference. Canadiens 48GP (27-17-4) 58 pts. 2nd in Northeast division. Sixth in Eastern Conference.

Last Ten Games – Anaheim (7-3-0) Canadiens (7-1-2)

Recently – Anaheim lost inToronto 5-2 Thursday after edging the Senators 2-1 on Tuesday. Canadiens beat Ottawa 7-1 Friday. Lost in Buffalo 2-1 Tuesday in overtime.

Head-to-Head – Only meeting this season. Last game – @Anaheim Mar.7/2010 Montreal-4 Anaheim-3 (shootout) Anaheim opened 3-0 lead; Canadiens came back on goals by Plekanec, Gionta and Markov, who tied the game with 13 seconds left. Price replaced by Halak after first period. Plekanec with the winner in the shootout. Last Game at Bell Centre Oct. 25/08 – Anaheim-6 Canadiens-4. Corey Perry 1 goal/2 assists. Getzlaf and Kunitz 1 goal and an assist each. Future Canadien Travis Moen with a goal. Alex Tanguay had two for Montreal plus Koivu and Kostopoulos. Robert Lang – two assists.

Who’s Hot- Anaheim – Lubomir Visnovsky – 3 goals 9 assists last ten games.  Third among league defensemen in points.   Canadiens – James Wisniewsky 2 goals, 10 assists in his eleven games with the Canadiens.  Tomas Plekanec – 4 goals, 2 assists last six games; P.K. Subban 2g 2ass last five; Sergei Kostitsyn 3g 1ass last four.

Home/Road – Anaheim on the Road (9-13-3) Canadiens at home (16-6-3)

Vs. Other Conference – Anaheim vs. East (9-5-1) Canadiens vs. West (5-5-1)

Special Teams – Power Play – Anaheim ranked 3rd 23.0% (38/165) Canadiens ranked 11th 20.5% (33/164) Penalty Killing – Anaheim ranked 15th – 82.4% (34/193) Canadiens – ranked 3nd 86.1% (27/194)

Record When They Score First – Anaheim (22-4-2) Canadiens (19-4-3)

Record when Scored Upon First – Anaheim (4-16-2) Canadiens (8-13-1)

When They Lead After First Period-Anaheim(12-1-0) Canadiens (14-2-2)

When They Trail After First Period – Anaheim (6-7-3) Canadiens (2-11-0)

Goaltending – Anaheim – Jonas Hiller – 41 starts (23-16-3) 2.51GAA Save% .926. Canadiens – Carey Price – 42 starts (24-15-4) 2.31 GAA. Save% .922.

Injuries – Anaheim – C-Ryan Getzlaf (IR-sinus fracture); LW-Jason Jaffray (IR-knee surgery); LW-Aaron Voros (IR-broken orbital bone). Montreal – LW-Michael Cammalleri (IR-separated shoulder); C-Jeff Halpern (upper body); D-Josh Gorges (IR-knee surgery); Andrei Markov (IR-knee surgery)