Montreal Canadiens vs Arizona Coyotes – NHL Preview, Tips and Odds

Montreal Canadiens
Arizona Coyotes
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Arizona Coyotes visit Montreal to play the Montreal Canadiens at Bell Centre on Thursday, with the match-up starting at 07:00 PM EDT. The Canadiens are at number 6 in the Atlantic Division with 4 points, while the Coyotes are currently occupying the 7th positionin the Central Division, after collecting 2 points in the course of the season so far.

Montreal Canadiens vs Arizona Coyotes Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 03-15-2022
Montreal Canadiens
Montreal Canadiens
1 2 0 3
Arizona Coyotes
Arizona Coyotes
4 1 1 6

Their last game took place on March 15, 2022, and resulted in a high-scoring 6-3 win for the Arizona Coyotes. One of the reasons behind the Coyotes’ triumph was the performance of Lawson Crouse. He was on the ice for 17:36 and ended the game with 1 goal and 1 assist to his account. It was Cole Caufield who played best for the Canadiens, as he spent 14:36 skating and ended scoring 2 times. Karel Vejmelka also had a leading role for the Coyotes, saving 36 of the Canadiens total 39 attempts on his goal. The other side’s goalkeeper Cayden Primeau ended the night with a 0.909 save percentage. Arizona Coyotes are boasting a better H2H balance across the last five matches against Montreal Canadiens, registering 3 victories, while losing 2 times in the process.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Montreal Canadiens
Montreal Canadiens
3 22 42
Arizona Coyotes
Arizona Coyotes
65 31 1

Montreal Canadiens Form

*Last 10 Montreal Canadiens Games - 2:6:2
3:2vs Pittsburgh Penguins3:1@ Washington Capitals3:0@ Detroit Red Wings4:3vs Toronto Maple Leafs3:2@ Ottawa Senators3:4vs Ottawa Senators4:5vs Ottawa Senators1:5vs Toronto Maple Leafs5:4@ Ottawa Senators3:4vs Winnipeg Jets

Montreal Canadiens emerged victorious with the score of 3-2 on home ice when facing Pittsburgh Penguins on 10/17. Nick Suzuki was the best for the Canadiens, as he earned 2 points for a 22:44 of playing time on the night. He had 8 attempts on goal and suceeded with 1, as it whistled in the net. He was also responsible for another goal, but for it he was the provider. Sam Montembeault’s performance also needs addressing, as he saved 26 of the total 28 shots on his goal. The Montreal Canadiens won 2 and lost 8 of their last 10 meetings, but 2 of those defeats came in OT or shootouts and the team gained an extra point. They are on a 2 streak at the moment. The franchise is 2-0-0, when performing on home ice throughout the season. Dallas Stars are next in line for the Canadiens as the two sides are scheduled to meet on Saturday, October 22nd.

Arizona Coyotes Form

*Last 10 Arizona Coyotes Games - 1:8:1
2:4@ Toronto Maple Leafs6:3@ Boston Bruins6:2@ Pittsburgh Penguins5:1@ Vegas Golden Knights4:0@ Vancouver Canucks4:3@ Vegas Golden Knights3:1@ Anaheim Ducks4:3@ Dallas Stars2:3vs Anaheim Ducks4:5vs St. Louis Blues

Arizona Coyotes met the Toronto Maple Leafs on 10/17 away from home and the game finished in a 2-4 score in the visitors’ favor. Christian Fischer stood above the other Arizona players, finishing the game with 2 points. He spent 16 minutes and 43 seconds skating and sent 3 shots on target. One of those made it past the netminder and the player also provided 1 assist. The Coyotes’ victory was achieved also thanks to goalie Karel Vejmelka, who saved 26 of the 28 shots, sent towards his goal. The team has a record of 1-2-0 since the start of the NHL season. The side owns a 1-2-0 road balance for this season. Their next fixture is scheduled for Saturday, October 22nd against the Ottawa Senators away from home.

Game Details

Montreal Canadiens
Montreal Canadiens
3 2 1 6
Arizona Coyotes
Arizona Coyotes
0 0 2 2
Montreal CanadiensArizona Coyotes
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Montreal CanadiensvsArizona Coyotes
  • 1`01:58
    Josh AndersonJonathan Drouin, Kirby Dach
  • 1`04:13
    Cole Caufield
  • 1`07:17
    Brendan GallagherDavid Savard
  • 1`12:21
    A. Xhekaj5 minutes for Fighting Zack Kassian
  • 1`12:21
    Zack Kassian5 minutes for Fighting Arber Xhekaj
  • 1`15:17
    J. Slafkovsky2 minutes for Slashing Matias Maccelli
  • 2`08:17
    J. Slafkovsky
  • 2`17:57
    K. Guhle2 minutes for Holding Liam O'Brien
  • 2`18:27
  • 2`18:27
    Nick Suzuki
  • 3`00:54
    Janis Moser2 minutes for Holding Brendan Gallagher
  • 3`06:21
    Janis MoserTravis Boyd, Lawson Crouse
  • 3`08:18
    Travis BoydLawson Crouse, Clayton Keller
  • 3`11:48
    David Savard2 minutes for Cross Checking Travis Boyd
  • 3`16:36
    Sean Monahan

Players Stats

Montreal Canadiens

Cole CaufieldRW1020400000.0013:1300:5000:00
Nick SuzukiC10302100150.0014:5600:5101:05
J. SlafkovskyLW1012310000.0014:2600:0000:00
Josh AndersonRW100021000100.0013:3900:0000:00
Sean MonahanC10201100136.4015:4500:5202:27
Brendan GallagherRW10001001050.0015:1701:0800:00
Jonathan DrouinLW0100210010.0012:4800:5200:00
David SavardD01-12014200.0020:3700:0002:59
Kirby DachC01001200028.6014:1701:1000:37
Mike HoffmanLW0010100000.0012:0801:0800:00
Chris WidemanD0020200000.0018:2000:5600:00
Christian DvorakC00000010053.3016:4501:0902:15
Jake EvansC00100020053.3015:5100:0002:56
Evgenii DadonovRW0000101010.0016:5400:0002:41
J. HarrisD0030414200.0021:3100:0003:26
Johnathan KovacevicD0020102200.0017:3500:0001:49
K. GuhleD00-12211300.0022:1901:0402:22
A. XhekajD0015330000.0017:4000:0001:23
Jake AllenGK27250.926059:59

Arizona Coyotes

Travis BoydC11003020052.2019:1503:0300:00
Janis MoserD10-12302100.0022:3002:5700:00
Lawson CrouseLW0200230200.0018:2902:5300:15
Clayton KellerRW0100400110.0020:0202:5600:00
Dysin MayoD0000031200.0018:0200:0001:09
Liam O'BrienC0000070100.0013:4300:0001:11
Nick RitchieLW00-40020000.0015:2103:0300:00
Christian FischerRW0000210100.0013:0100:0200:34
Juuso ValimakiD00-10124000.0018:1303:0300:00
Barrett HaytonC00-202100358.3016:5702:5701:09
Matias MaccelliLW00-10000110.0014:3603:0700:00
J. McBainC00-100201150.0010:3900:0000:18
D. GuentherLW00-20000200.0016:4702:5900:00
Troy StecherD00-10001300.0016:0100:0001:11
Josh BrownD00-10421110.0018:3900:0000:51
Shayne GostisbehereD00-20502120.0023:1403:0000:51
Zack KassianRW0005120010.0009:5200:0000:00
Nick BjugstadC00000113060.0013:1100:0000:31
Connor IngramGK29240.828059:28

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