Canadiens vs. Wild game thread, rosters, lines, start time, and how to watch

Can the Canadiens get their second win on the road in two nights?

The Canadiens followed up a tough loss to the Washington Capitals on Monday night with a big win in Winnipeg last night that saw them tally seven goals.

On the other hand, the Habs also gave up four goals last night in Winnipeg. Tonight’s matchup with one of the NHL’s most stingy teams - the Minnesota Wild, who have only allowed 83 goals in 39 games played - should prove to be a less offensively-fueled affair.

The Canadiens and Wild have pretty much identical records with the Habs at 26-10-6 and the Wild 25-9-5. Both teams have world class goaltenders and both teams like to be hard to play against.

When these two teams met just before Christmas in Minnesota, the Canadiens actually dominated for long periods of the game, but were unable to maintain a lead and ended up losing 4-2, giving the Wild their ninth win a row.

Carey Price will be looking to redeem that loss tonight, as well as a 4-1 loss Monday night. Carey Price has lost two games in a row in regulation just once this season (@ANA, @SJ on November 29 and December 2).

Start time: 8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST
In Canada: SNE (English), RDS (French)
In the United States: NBCS
Everywhere Else/ Online Stream: Live, NHL Centre Ice

Projected Montreal Canadiens Lineup


Left WingCentreRight Wing
Max PaciorettyPhillip DanaultAlexander Radulov
Artturi LehkonenTomas PlekanecPaul Byron
Sven AndrighettoTorrey MitchellBrian Flynn
Daniel CarrMichael McCarronChris Terry


Left DefenceRight Defence
Alexei EmelinShea Weber
Nathan BeaulieuJeff Petry
Mark BarberioZach Redmond


Carey Price
Al Montoya

Injured: Alex Galchenyuk (knee), David Desharnais (knee), Greg Pateryn (fractured ankle), Andrew Shaw (concussion), Andrei Markov (lower-body)


Projected Minnesota Wild Lineup


Left WingCentreRight Wing
Zach PariseEric StaalCharlie Coyle
Jason ZuckerMikko KoivuMikael Granlund
Nino NeiderreiterErik HaulaJason Pominville
Chris StewartTyler GraovacJordan Schroeder


Left DefenceRight Defence
Ryan SuterJared Spurgeon
Jonas BrodinChristian Folin
Marco ScandellaMatt Dumba


Devan Dubnyk
Darcy Kuemper

Injured: Victor Bartley (torn triceps)

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