The Montreal Canadiens are feeling good following back-to-back wins over the defending Stanley Cup champions.
The Ottawa Senators are hoping to regroup after their longest winning streak in more than a year was snapped in Boston their last time out.
Seeking a fourth consecutive victory, the visiting Canadiens try for a fifth win in seven games over the Senators on Friday night.
With one victory in its first eight games, Montreal (4-5-2) found itself in the midst of its worst start in 70 years. The Canadiens, however, seem to have turned things around with three straight wins - including a home-and-home sweep of the Bruins.
Carey Price has been instrumental in the resurgence. After making 29 saves in last Thursday's 2-1 win at Boston, Price stopped 26 shots in Saturday's 4-2 victory.
"I think our guys are pretty confident again," Price said. "I think that's all it took was just a couple of wins. Now the guys are all excited to go to the rink again. When you're losing, it's not f...