Montreal were last in action on Tuesday night, when they went down to a 4-3 OT loss on home-ice to the Vancouver Canucks.
The Goals for the Canadiens came from Paul Byron, Shea Weber, and Jordan Weal. Carey Price made 29 saves.
The Canadiens are averaging 2.97 Goals per Game (GPG), while they are allowing 3.05 (GA). Tomas Tatar continues to lead the way for Montreal in terms of goals, points and assists, with 21, 56 and 35 respectively. They are 13-15-6 on home-ice this season.
The Rangers were also in action on Tuesday night, when they won 4-3 on the road at rivals New York Islanders in overtime. It was a fourth straight win for the Rangers and an eighth victory in nine games. It was also a franchise-record eighth straight win on the road. They are firmly on the charge.
Artemi Panarin, Greg McKegg and Brett Howden scored in regulation for the Rangers, with Mika Zibanejad scoring the winning goal 28 seconds into the extra period. Alexandar Georgiev stopped 42 shots.
The Rangers are averaging 3.32 GPG, while they are allowing 3.05 (GA). Panarin leads the way for New York with regards to goals, points and assists, with 32, 85 and 53 respectively. They are 17-11-2 on the road this season.
Montreal Canadiens vs New York Rangers Betting Lines & NHL Tips
The momentum is with the visitors coming into this game, so the Rangers are the tips for the in our NHL predictions here.