Montreal faces Carolina on 4-game skid

Carolina Hurricanes (2-0-0, fourth in the Metropolitan) vs. Montreal Canadiens (0-4-0, eighth in the Atlantic)

Montreal; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT


LINE: Canadiens +103, Hurricanes -123; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: Montreal looks to break its four-game skid when the Canadiens play Carolina.

Montreal finished 24-21-11 overall with a 13-11-4 record at home in the 2020-21 season. The Canadiens scored 158 total goals last season while averaging 2.8 per game.

Carolina went 36-12-8 overall during the 2020-21 season while going 16-9-3 on the road. Goalies for the Hurricanes recorded six shutouts last season while compiling a .915 save percentage.

The matchup Thursday is the first meeting this season for the two teams.


INJURIES: Canadiens: Jake Evans: day to day (undisclosed).

Hurricanes: None listed.

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