Canadiens face the Ducks on 3-game losing streak

January 27, 2022 GMT

Anaheim Ducks (21-16-8, second in the Pacific) vs. Montreal Canadiens (8-26-7, eighth in the Atlantic)

Montreal; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Canadiens +112, Ducks -136; over/under is 5.5

BOTTOM LINE: Montreal is looking to stop its three-game skid with a victory against Anaheim.

The Canadiens are 5-10-1 at home. Montreal is last in the Eastern Conference averaging just 5.9 points per game. Tyler Toffoli leads the team with 21 total points.

The Ducks are 8-9-4 on the road. Anaheim ranks 10th in the Western Conference averaging 4.8 assists per game, led by Ryan Getzlaf with 0.6.

In their last meeting on Oct. 31, Anaheim won 4-2.

TOP PERFORMERS: Sami Niku leads the Canadiens with a plus-three in 13 games this season. Mike Hoffman has three goals and one assist over the last 10 games for Montreal.

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Troy Terry leads the Ducks with 37 points, scoring 23 goals and adding 14 assists. Derek Grant has four goals over the last 10 games for Anaheim.

LAST 10 GAMES: Canadiens: 1-5-4, averaging 2.3 goals, 3.8 assists, 6.3 penalties and 16.7 penalty minutes while giving up 4.4 goals per game with an .892 save percentage.

Ducks: 4-5-1, averaging 2.5 goals, 4.2 assists, 3.8 penalties and 9.3 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game with a .922 save percentage.

INJURIES: Canadiens: Joel Armia: out (health and safety protocols), Rafael Harvey-Pinard: out (health protocols), Louie Belpedio: out (covid-19), Gianni Fairbrother: out (covid-19), Cole Caufield: out (health and safety protocols), Christian Dvorak: out (concussion).

Ducks: Sonny Milano: day to day (upper body), Anthony Stolarz: out (health and safety protocols), Josh Manson: out (health and safety protocols), Adam Henrique: out (lower body).

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