Montreal Canadiens (20-6-5) @ Pittsburgh Penguins (25-8-0)
ROOT, TSN-HABS, RDS - 7:00 pm/et
Consol Energy Center - Pittsburgh, PA
The Pittsburgh Penguins' current winning streak and a million "March of the Penguins" references all started with a crazy overtime win against the Montreal Canadiens. Now the Pens sit in first place in the East, while the Habs are five points behind in second place.
There's so much stuff going on in this game: Michel Therrien is making his return to Pittsburgh tonight as head coach of the Canadiens. Kris Letang is off of IR (and he's a game-time decision for tonight) and Simon Despres has been sent down. Brenden Morrow wil make his Penguins debut.
Season Series: 1-0-0
Last meeting that counted: March 2, 2013. Penguins won 7-6 [OT].
What we said in our recap:
The Pens could be 0-81, and a win in Montreal would be huge. The Pens stunned the 21K+ Habs fans with a thrilling OT win in one ...