Montreal
Canadiens
Stadium Bell Centre
44-30-8 Overall | 15-8-5 ATLANTIC 4th
TEAM STATSGFGAPOWER PLAY
Canadiens249236 13.25%
Schedule
Regular season
Thu  10/3
@
Hurricanes
7:00pm
Sat  10/5
@
Maple Leafs
7:00pm
Wed  10/9
@
Sabres
7:00pm
Thu  10/10
vs
Red Wings
7:00pm
Sat  10/12
vs
Blues
7:00pm
Tue  10/15
vs
Lightning
7:00pm
Thu  10/17
vs
Wild
7:00pm
Sat  10/19
@
Blues
3:00pm
Sun  10/20
@
Wild
5:00pm
Thu  10/24
vs
Sharks
7:00pm
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

PLAYOFF FORECAST

They have a 19.2% chance of getting past the first round of the playoffs. They have a 6.2% chance of getting past round 2. If they do manage to beat the odds and advance past round 2, their chances of winning the East is 2.1%.

REGULAR SEASON RECAP

Their 44 regular season wins exceeded expectations. It was +3.3 above what oddsmakers' money line projected. The season went better than expected. Their strength was at home. Their 61% home win percentage was better than expected (55.1%). They won 46.3% on the road which was as expected (44.3%).

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TEAM STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Their record is better than it should be. Since 10/3/2018 their average goal differential is +0.12 (includes playoff games) which ranks #17 in the league, but their rank based on points (per game) is #13. This is a relatively better home team than a road team. They are the #9 ranked team in goal differential in home games, vs #17 in road games.

OFFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (League Rank):

DEFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (Lower # is Better):

TEAM STATS AND BETTING RESULT GAMELOG

Below is a betting recap of all 82 regular games. Anyone who backed the Canadiens in all of their games would have earned a +55 unit profit at a 100 per game risk. Against the puck line, they have delivered a +1101 profit risking 100 units on each game (48-34 PL). They are profitable against the puck line at home and on the road.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
40 Armia, Joel RW6-421005/31/1993No College
8 Benn, Jordie D6-219907/26/1987No College
41 Byron, Paul LW5-916304/27/1989No College
24 Danault, Phillip C6-119802/24/1993No College
20 Deslauriers, Nicolas RW6-122102/22/1991No College
13 Domi, Max C5-1019303/02/1995No College
92 Drouin, Jonathan LW6-020303/28/1995No College
32 Folin, Christian D6-320402/09/1991No College
11 Gallagher, Brendan RW5-918405/06/1992No College
54 Hudon, Charles LW5-1019606/23/1994No College
15 Kotkaniemi, Jesperi C6-218407/06/2000No College
17 Kulak, Brett D6-218701/06/1994No College
62 Lehkonen, Artturi LW6-017707/04/1995No College
39 Lindgren, Charlie G6-118212/18/1993No College
53 Mete, Victor D5-918306/07/1998No College
63 Peca, Matthew C5-918204/27/1993No College
26 Petry, Jeff D6-319712/09/1987No College
25 Poehling, Ryan C6-218301/03/1999No College
31 Price, Carey G6-321508/16/1987No College
28 Reilly, Mike D6-119507/13/1993No College
65 Shaw, Andrew RW5-1118207/20/1991No College
90 Tatar, Tomas LW5-1018212/01/1990No College
21 Thompson, Nate C6-121410/05/1984No College
43 Weal, Jordan RW5-1017904/15/1992No College
6 Weber, Shea D6-422908/14/1985No College
22 Weise, Dale RW6-220608/05/1988No College