Both teams know that early cannons off Wednesday evening in Ottawa, while the Canadiens signed a fourth consecutive gain and the Senators won a fourth win in six games Tuesday. This meeting is presented on RDS at 19h. Pre-match will be provided by Hockey 360 from 18.30.
Peter Budaj will get his first start of the season. His last appearance in a game dating back to April 7, 2012. It was then allowed only one goal on 31 shots against the Maple Leafs.
For their part, the Senators will be without center Jason Spezza, who is injured.
CH took precedence over the Senators in six games four times in 2011-2012. With the Jets, Ottawa is the only team that Montreal has managed to maintain a winning record in his duels, last year.
Among Senators Kyle Turris is illustrated in this early season. Obtained Coyotes last season, the young center player already has four goals to his record in more than two assists. It dominates the column pointers of his team in the company of Erik Karlsson (3 goals, 3 assists) and Milan Michalek (2 goals, 4 assists) in scoring with six points.
Side Canadiens, Andrei Markov and Raphael Diaz added two assists each in their victory Tuesday. The two defenders appear seven points.
PK Subban is expected to join his teammates in Ottawa. It should not take part in the match.
With a win in regulation time, the Canadian would surpass the Senators in second place in the Northeast Division.
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