Canadiens host the Blue Jackets after shutout win
Montreal; Sunday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Columbus Blue Jackets visit Montreal after the Canadiens shut out Florida 4-0. Carey Price earned the victory in the net for Montreal after recording 29 saves.
The Canadiens are 13-14-7 in conference matchups. Montreal has given up 33 power-play goals, killing 79.2% of opponent chances.
The Blue Jackets are 19-7-6 in Eastern Conference play. Columbus has converted on 17.4% of power-play opportunities, recording 26 power-play goals.
In their last matchup on Nov. 19, Columbus won 5-2. Pierre-Luc Dubois recorded a team-high 3 points for the Blue Jackets.
LAST 10 GAMES: Blue Jackets: 8-1-1, averaging three goals, 4.4 assists, 2.2 penalties and 5.5 penalty minutes while giving up 1.6 goals per game with a .952 save percentage.
Canadiens: 6-4-0, averaging 2.7 goals, 4.6 assists, 3.6 penalties and 8.3 penalty minutes while giving up 2.1 goals per game with a .934 save percentage.
INJURIES: Canadiens: None listed.
Blue Jackets: Joonas Korpisalo: out (lower body).