Golden Knights vs. Canadiens – NHL Game Preview – November 5, 2022
Montreal, Quebec; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Vegas Golden Knights are looking to prolong a six-game win streak with a victory against the Montreal Canadiens.
Montreal has a 3-2-0 record in home games and a 5-5-1 record overall. The Canadiens rank fifth in the league serving 11.7 penalty minutes per game.
Vegas is 10-2-0 overall and 5-1-0 on the road. The Golden Knights have a 7-1-0 record in games their opponents commit more penalties.
Saturday’s game is the sixth meeting between these teams this season. The Golden Knights won 4-3 in overtime in the last matchup.
TOP PERFORMERS: Nicholas Suzuki has six goals and seven assists for the Canadiens. Cole Caufield has scored five goals with five assists over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Canadiens: 4-5-1, averaging 2.6 goals, four assists, 4.4 penalties and 12.1 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game.
Golden Knights: 8-2-0, averaging 3.5 goals, 5.8 assists, 2.5 penalties and 5.3 penalty minutes while giving up two goals per game.
Golden Knights: Robin Lehner: out (hip), Nolan Patrick: out (upper body), Shea Weber: out (ankle).