New York faces Montreal on 3-game losing streak
Brooklyn; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: New York looks to break its three-game losing streak when the Islanders take on Montreal.
The Islanders are 25-11-4 in conference play. New York has given up 32 power-play goals, killing 80.7% of opponent opportunities.
The Canadiens are 18-19-7 in conference matchups. Montreal has given up 42 power-play goals, killing 78.7% of opponent chances.
In their last meeting on Dec. 3, Montreal won 4-2.
LAST 10 GAMES: Canadiens: 3-5-2, averaging 2.6 goals, four assists, 3.6 penalties and 8.3 penalty minutes while allowing 3.1 goals per game with a .900 save percentage.
Islanders: 3-5-2, averaging two goals, 3.7 assists, 2.5 penalties and seven penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game with a .913 save percentage.
INJURIES: Islanders: None listed.
Canadiens: Jonathan Drouin: day to day (ankle).