Central Division-leading Winnipeg plays Montreal
Winnipeg, Manitoba; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Montreal Canadiens visit Bell MTS Place to face the top team in the Central Division, the Winnipeg Jets.
The Jets are 25-11-4 at home. Winnipeg averages 9.4 penalty minutes per game, the fifth-most in the league. Tyler Myers leads the team serving 61 total minutes.
The Canadiens are 18-17-4 in road games. Montreal has given up 46 power-play goals, killing 80.8 percent of opponent chances. In their last meeting on Feb. 7, Montreal won 5-2. Jonathan Drouin scored two goals for the Canadiens.
LAST 10 GAMES: Canadiens: 5-4-1, averaging 2.9 goals, 5.3 assists, 2.9 penalties and 6.9 penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game with a .914 save percentage.
Jets: 5-5-0, averaging 2.8 goals, 4.7 assists, three penalties and 6.9 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game with a .915 save percentage.
Jets Injuries: None listed.
Canadiens Injuries: Paul Byron: day to day (upper body).