NHL: Montreal Canadiens - Pittsburgh Penguins
- Title : NHL: Montreal Canadiens - Pittsburgh Penguins
The Penguins stand thirty-five-sixteen in the previous fifty-one matches playing on three or more days rest. In conjunction with the Penguins being victorious in the previous match. My selection for this match is PIT Penguins to pick up the victory
The Penguins are a very experienced team and healthy now after having nine players test positive for COVID-19. Pittsburgh went 2-1-0 against Montreal this season - winning the final two meetings - and still is loaded, with Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and D Kris Letang leading the way.
The Penguins have two solid goaltenders and allowed the fifth-fewest shots per game and fourth-fewest power-play goals in the NHL. Montreal won only four of its last 14 games prior to the stoppage, but it does have Carey Price in net, and he always gives his team a chance to win. The Penguins had a plus-28 goal differential on the season, while the Canadiens were minus-9. Look for this veteran Pittsburgh team to take care of business.