Canadiens vs. Stars Pick
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Montreal comes in with an 8-11-2 record after a 6-0 home loss to the Maple Leafs. Dallas is 10-9-1 following a 6-3 home victory over the Oilers. The Canadiens won both meetings last season and the over-under went 1-1.
In the loss to Toronto, Montreal allowed two goals in the second period and another four in the third period. Charlie Lindgren gave up five goals on 27 shots before being lifted in the third period for Antti Niemi, who surrendered the final goal. Shea Weber had a team-high five shots on goal.
Antoine Roussel led the way with a goal and two assists in the Stars' win against Edmonton. Jamie Benn and Alexander Radulov both tallied a goal and an assist. Radek Faksa, Devin Shore and Jason Spezza each scored a goal. Kari Lehtonen gave up three goals on 12 shots and was relieved in the second period by Ben Bishop, who stopped all 18 shots sent his way. The Stars trailed 3-2 in the second period before scoring four unanswered goals.
The home team is 5-1 in the last six meetings. The over is 4-1 in the last five meetings in Dallas.
Montreal got crushed at home against the Maple Leafs and now it faces an explosive offense in the Stars. Good luck. We'll take the home team here.
NHL DAILY PREDICTION: MONTREAL CANADIENS