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.

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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).

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