Montreal; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Tampa Bay heads to Montreal in Eastern Conference action.
Montreal went 27-17-8 in Eastern Conference games and 25-12-4 at home in the 2018-19 season. Goalies for the Canadiens compiled a .907 save percentage while allowing 2.8 goals on 31.0 shots per game last season.
Tampa Bay went 23-5-0 in Atlantic Division action and 30-9-2 on the road in the 2018-19 season. Goalies for the Lightning allowed 2.6 goals on 32.0 shots per game last season.
The matchup Tuesday is the first meeting this season between the two teams.
Canadiens Injuries: Nick Cousins: day to day (back).
Lightning Injuries: None listed.