The Minnesota Wild will have a chance to improve their standing before the playoffs when they visit the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre in Montreal, QB on April 19, 2021.
- Montreal Canadiens vs Minnesota Wild
- NHL – Regular season
- Date – 19/4/2022
- Starting time – 7 PM ET
- Venue: Bell Centre, Montreal, QB
Montreal Canadiens Stats & Form
The Montreal Canadiens are at the bottom of the Eastern Conference with a 20-45-11 record.
They have lost the last 5 games and are coming off an 8-4 loss to the Washington Capitals.
The Canadiens have gone 10-23-4 in home games. Montreal scores 2.6 goals per game, the fewest in the Eastern Conference.
Nick Suzuki leads the Canadiens with 57 points, scoring 20 goals and registering 37 assists. Christian Dvorak has two goals and five assists over the last 10 games for Montreal.
The Canadiens are 2-8-0 in the last 10 games, averaging 2.7 goals, 4.6 assists, 4.2 penalties and 11.1 penalty minutes while giving up 4.3 goals per game with an .881 save percentage.
Montreal Canadiens News
Justin Barron, Jake Allen and Jeff Petry are out for the Canadiens.
Minnesota Wild Stats & Form
The Minnesota Wild are third in the Central Division and fourth in the Western Conference with a 41-27-7 record.
They have won 4 of the last 5 games with the last three ending in a tie in regulation. The Wild are coming off a 5-4 overtime win over the San Jose Sharks.
The Wild are 20-14-5 on the road. Minnesota has scored 276 goals and is fifth in the league averaging 3.7 goals per game.
Kiril Kaprizov leads the Wild with 43 goals and has 93 points. Kevin Fiala has six goals and seven assists over the last 10 games for Minnesota.
Minnesota is 6-1-3 in the last 10 games, averaging four goals, 6.2 assists, four penalties and 10.5 penalty minutes while allowing 3.1 goals per game with a .903 save percentage.
Minnesota Wild News
Tyson Jost, Jordan Greenway, Matt Dumba and Jon Merrill will be out for Minnesota.
Montreal Canadiens vs Minnesota Wild Head-to-Head Stats
The Minnesota Wild has won 9 of the last 10 games against Montreal.
Six of the last ten games between these two teams have ended with over 5.5 goals.
Montreal Canadiens vs Minnesota Wild Betting Odds
The Minnesota Wild are favourites to win with -149 odds to do so while the Montreal Canadiens are at 294. The draw is set at 396.
The total goals margin is set at 6.5 with -133 to go over and 101 for under.
The Minnesota Wild is the only team that has a motive to win this game as they can tie for the second place in the conference and get a lower ranked opponent in the first playoff round. The Wild have been dominating the Canadiens in the past years winning 9 of the last 10 games.
Montreal has lost 5 straight and the Wild are not the team you can snap a losing streak against. Minnesota will win this one easily in a game that will go over 5.5 goals. The Wild have won 19 of the last 26 games against Eastern Conference opponents and 7 of the last 10 games played after one day of rest.