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Montreal takes on Calgary, aims for 4th straight victory

Calgary Flames (2-3-1, sixth in the North Division) vs. Montreal Canadiens (5-0-2, second in the North Division)

Montreal; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Montreal comes into a matchup against Calgary as winners of three straight games.

Montreal went 9-13-2 in division play and 14-17-6 at home a season ago. The Canadiens scored 33 power play goals with a 17.7% success rate on power play opportunities last season.

Calgary finished 13-10-1 in division play and 20-14-3 on the road in the 2019-20 season. The Flames scored 204 total goals last season while collecting 332 assists.

The teams meet for the second straight game.

INJURIES: Canadiens: Paul Byron: day to day (foot), Joel Armia: day to day (concussion).

Flames: Dillon Dube: day to day (lower body).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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