Canadiens host the Coyotes after overtime victory

March 15, 2022 GMT

Arizona Coyotes (19-36-4, eighth in the Central) vs. Montreal Canadiens (16-35-8, eighth in the Atlantic)

Montreal; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Canadiens -162, Coyotes +139; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: Montreal hosts the Arizona Coyotes after the Canadiens defeated Philadelphia 4-3 in overtime.

The Canadiens have gone 8-17-2 in home games. Montreal averages 10.3 penalty minutes per game, the third-most in the Eastern Conference. Michael Pezzetta leads the team serving 68 total minutes.

The Coyotes are 10-16-3 on the road. Arizona scores 2.6 goals per game, the fewest in the Western Conference. Clayton Keller leads them with 25 total goals.

Arizona knocked off Montreal 5-2 in the last meeting between these teams on Jan. 17.

TOP PERFORMERS: Nicholas Suzuki leads the Canadiens with 16 goals, adding 27 assists and recording 43 points. Artturi Lehkonen has six goals over the last 10 games for Montreal.


Keller leads the Coyotes with 33 total assists and has 58 points. Nick Schmaltz has nine goals and 13 assists over the last 10 games for Arizona.

LAST 10 GAMES: Canadiens: 7-2-1, averaging 3.7 goals, 5.7 assists, 3.9 penalties and 8.4 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game with a .909 save percentage.

Coyotes: 7-3-0, averaging 4.2 goals, 7.3 assists, 2.7 penalties and 7.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game with a .930 save percentage.

INJURIES: Canadiens: Christian Dvorak: out (upper body), David Savard: out (ankle), Artturi Lehkonen: day to day (upper-body).

Coyotes: Jakob Chychrun: out (lower body), Jay Beagle: out (lower body), Liam O’Brien: out (upper-body), Johan Larsson: out (lower-body), Andrew Ladd: out (lower body).


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