MONTREAL – Here are five things that need to be ahead of a Thursday night against Vancouver Canucks at Bell Center.
1. After having an eccentric eighth collection out of 12 points that may be over a & # 39; a six-game tour to finish the 2018 calendar year, the Canadiens will A game in front of the Bell Center last Thursday last year for the first time since December 17. Claude Julien's soldiers go into the competition that's going to go to the competition. Looking to build on the impact of their New Year over the Stars in Dallas. Guardians Jeff Petry He set the score just 13 seconds into OT, which was a very good food turn from Paul Byron to gain a 3-2 win. Phillip Danault the two times for the Canadienses, as long as it was Antti Niemi delivering 45 shows for her & # 39; fifth prize of the season.
3. On their side, the Canucks come from winning a 4-3 OT over the Senators Wednesday night in Ottawa. Rookie's influence Elias Pettersson has his first episode at NHL with his & her; winner. The 20-year-old Swede will guide Vancouver in the three main areas of attack with 22 visits, 20 help and 42 points to date, along with a major-plus-14 differential team. Bo Horvat runs the second on the # 39; Turner with 36 points (17g – 19a), and Brock Boeser sits third place with 28 points (14g – 14a). This marks the second final meeting in the season between the two teams. Back on November 17, the Canadiens gained a 3-2 influence in the Upper Mainland.
4. On Wednesday afternoon, Carey Price was announced to the NHL All-Star 2019 Game, which will be held later this month in San Jose. He is currently a solo Canadiens representative at the League's midseason show, but you can add a good friend Shea Weber with him to represent the Atlantic Department. Weber is among 31 players on a NHL "Last Men In" ballot that officially opened Thursday at 12:00 p.m. ET and closed on 10 January at 11:59 p.m. ET. The player with the majority of votes from each of the four divisions will be added to the All-Star Game collections. Click here to vote for Shea. You can also vote for a Canadian captain on an interactive mobile ballot on the NHL app.
5. Puck falls on Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. ET. You can watch its game on TSN2, Sportsnet Pacific and RDS, and listen to all actions on TSN Radio 690 and 98.5 fm.