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The Montreal Canadiens and Calgary Flames will engage in some cross conference play in this match-up. The Montreal Canadiens are coming off a 2-3 loss to the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday. Artturi Lehkonen scored in the second period. Artturi Lehkonen is in the top five in points for his team this year. Phillip Danault scored in the second period. Phillip Danault has been solid this year with 25 total points. The Calgary Flames are going to rely on all four lines tonight with this being a back-to-back.
Carey Price will man the pipes for the Montreal Canadiens in this one. In Price's latest appearance, he faced 38 shots and allowed 3 goals. He has been mediocre recently, with a 0.906 save percentage in his last 3 appearances.
We have Chad Johnson penciled in as the confirmed starter for the Calgary Flames. His team gave him a small workload in his last game, allowing 3 goals on 4 shots. Chad Johnson was great on the road last season with a 0.936 SV% over 4 appearances
The Montreal Canadiens are 16-5-3 when playing at home this season. The Calgary Flames have gone 11-9-3 on the road. The Montreal Canadiens have gone 1-2 when playing Western-Pacific opponents this season. The Calgary Flames have gone 9-10 when playing Eastern-Atlantic opponents this season. The Montreal Canadiens are 6-14 when playing a team with a winning record.
All of the value in this line is on the road club. Hammer the Calgary Flames.
Game Time: 7:35 PM ET
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