The Montreal Canadiens (26-17-5) meet the Philadelphia Flyers (17-23-6) on Saturday evening at the Bell Centre.
The Canadiens were last in action on Friday evening on the road at the Columbus Blue Jackets, with their last game prior to that being a 5-1 win at home to the Florida Panthers on Tuesday evening. That was a result that extended their winning run to three games.
The Canadiens are currently averaging exactly 3.00 Goals per Game, which places them 13th in the overall NHL standings. Defensively they are allowing 2.96 Goals per Game, which leaves them 17th overall in the standings. On an individual basis, Brendan Gallagher has 19 goals for the Canadiens, while Max Domi has registered 26 assists.
The Flyers had a game on home-ice against the Boston Bruins on Wednesday evening, with their last action before that being a 7-4 win on home-ice against the Minnesota Wild on Monday evening. The Flyers showed some resolve in recovering from being 2-0 and 3-2 behind to win the game, with James van Riemsdyk scoring a hat-trick and there being two goals each for Nolan Patrick and Wayne Simmonds.
The Flyers are currently averaging 2.78 Goals per Game, which leaves them down in 25th in the overall NHL standings. Defensively they are allowing 3.57 Goals per Game, which puts them down in 28th position overall. On an individual player basis, Sean Couturier has 16 goals to his name, while Claude Giroux has contributed 36 assists.
The Canadiens would be most pundits predictions in this game and they have to be the tips to win on the Money Line betting odds.
Pick: Money Line – Montreal Canadiens