Chicago Blackhawks vs Montreal Canadiens – NHL Preview, Tips and Odds

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Chicago Blackhawks
After Penalties
2:3
Montreal Canadiens
Highlights and Stats


The Chicago Blackhawks welcome the Montreal Canadiens to United Center on Friday for an NHL game scheduled for 03:00 PM EDT. The Blackhawks are at number 8 in the Central Division with 15 points, while the Canadiens are currently occupying the 6th position in the Atlantic Division after collecting 21 points in the course of the season so far.

Chicago Blackhawks vs Montreal Canadiens Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 01-13-2022
TeamP1P2P3OTFinal
Chicago Blackhawks
Chicago Blackhawks
1 0 1 1 3
Montreal Canadiens
Montreal Canadiens
0 2 0 0 2

Their most recent encounter was held on January 13th, 2022, and finished in a tight 3-2 Chicago Blackhawks victory. Patrick Kane was the star for the Blackhawks, as he concluded the game with one goal for a 24:16 stay on the ice. Mike Hoffman tried his best for the Montreal Canadiens. He made one of two shots on goal and played 17:21 minutes. The Blackhawks’ triumph may also be attributed to the team’s netminder. Marcandre Fleury managed to stop 27 of the 29 shots, which was enough to seal the victory. His colleague on the other end, Sam Montembeault, was tasked with 31 attempts on his goal and allowed three to roll past him. There is a clear favorite when it comes to the latest five encounters, as the Chicago Blackhawks won four and the Montreal Canadiens triumphed on one occasion in the process.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team01-13-202212-09-202101-15-202003-16-201912-09-2018
Chicago Blackhawks
Chicago Blackhawks
3 2422
Montreal Canadiens
Montreal Canadiens
20 1 0 3

Chicago Blackhawks Form

*Last 10 Chicago Blackhawks Games - 2:7:1
11-23-202211-20-202211-19-202211-16-202211-14-202211-12-202211-10-202211-05-202211-03-202211-01-2022
6:4@ Dallas Stars3:5vs Pittsburgh Penguins6:1@ Boston Bruins2:5vs St. Louis Blues0:3vs Carolina Hurricanes2:3@ Anaheim Ducks2:1@ Los Angeles Kings4:0@ Winnipeg Jets2:1vs Los Angeles Kings1:3vs New York Islanders

It wasn’t the best game for the Chicago Blackhawks on 11/23, as they were defeated 6-4 by the Dallas Stars on enemy ice. Max Domi led the Blackhawks, ending with two points to his name. He was on the ice for 19 minutes and 5 seconds and attempted six shots on the opposition’s goal. One of those found its way to the back of the net, and Max Domi also had a hand in one assist. Petr Mrazek had a busy night between the sticks and was bombarded with 38 shots, five of which ended in the back of his net. They are 2-7-1 across the last 10 outings and on a run of L5 at the moment. The Chicago Blackhawks are 4-5-1 when playing at their own arena this season. They will be out on the ice for their next game on Sunday, November 27th, when Chicago are set to face the Winnipeg Jets at home.

Chicago Blackhawks Averages This Season

  • Goals For
    48.00
  • Goals Against
    68.00
  • Shots For
    0.00
  • Shots Against
    0.00
  • PP Goals
    0.00
  • Short Handed Goals
    0.00

Chicago Blackhawks Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Petr Mrazek

    Games Played:7
    Saves Percentage:0.885
    Shutouts:0
  • Top Skater

    Patrick Kane

    Games Played:19
    Goals:3
    Assists:12

Chicago Blackhawks Missing Players

NONE

Montreal Canadiens Form

*Last 10 Montreal Canadiens Games - 5:4:1
11-23-202211-22-202211-19-202211-17-202211-15-202211-12-202211-09-202211-08-202211-05-202211-03-2022
1:3@ Columbus Blue Jackets2:7vs Buffalo Sabres5:4vs Philadelphia Flyers6:4@ Columbus Blue Jackets1:5vs New Jersey Devils5:4vs Pittsburgh Penguins5:2vs Vancouver Canucks2:3@ Detroit Red Wings4:6vs Vegas Golden Knights3:2@ Winnipeg Jets

The Canadiens’ last meeting was against the Columbus Blue Jackets on 11/23, when they won 1-3 on enemy ice. Sean Monahan stood out among the Montreal players, finishing with one point. He spent 18 minutes and 29 seconds skating and sent four shots on target. One of those made it past the netminder. The team’s goalie, Sam Montembeault, managed to neutralize 30 of the total 31 shots that he was bombarded with. The Canadiens are 5-4-1 over the last 10 games and on a W1 streak right now. When traveling, they are 4-4-1 throughout the campaign. The team will be on the ice again on Tuesday, November 29th, when the Montreal Canadiens are scheduled to play against the San Jose Sharks at their own arena.

Montreal Canadiens Averages This Season

  • Goals For
    62.00
  • Goals Against
    71.00
  • Shots For
    0.00
  • Shots Against
    0.00
  • PP Goals
    0.00
  • Short Handed Goals
    0.00

Montreal Canadiens Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Jake Allen

    Games Played:13
    Saves Percentage:0.891
    Shutouts:5
  • Top Skater

    Nick Suzuki

    Games Played:20
    Goals:11
    Assists:12

Montreal Canadiens Missing Players

NONE

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3SOFinal
Chicago Blackhawks
Chicago Blackhawks
0 1 1 0 2
Montreal Canadiens
Montreal Canadiens
1 1 0 1 3
Chicago BlackhawksMontreal Canadiens
  • Score

    2
    3
  • PP Opportunities

    4
    2
  • PP Goals

    1
    1
  • Faceoffs Won

    0
    0
  • Giveaways

    0
    0
  • Hits

    0
    0
  • Penalty Minutes

    0
    0
  • Shots

    0
    0
  • Takeaways

    0
    0

Play-by-Play

Chicago BlackhawksvsMontreal Canadiens
  • 1`03:21
    0-1
    Joel EdmundsonSean Monahan
  • 1`18:07
    -
    Mike Matheson2 minutes for High Sticking Taylor Raddysh
  • 2`05:53
    Seth JonesJason Dickinson, Jujhar Khaira
    1-1
  • 2`07:01
    Jonathan Toews2 minutes for Slashing Johnathan Kovacevic
    -
  • 2`07:22
    1-2
    Nick SuzukiMike Matheson, Sean Monahan
  • 2`11:01
    -