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Pittsburgh Penguins (12-12-3, seventh in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Montreal Canadiens (12-13-3, sixth in the Atlantic Division)

Montreal, Quebec; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Penguins -159, Canadiens +134; over/under is 6.5

BOTTOM LINE: The Pittsburgh Penguins visit the Montreal Canadiens after Jake Guentzel scored two goals in the Penguins’ 4-2 win against the Arizona Coyotes.

Montreal has a 12-13-3 record overall and a 6-9-1 record on its home ice. The Canadiens have given up 95 goals while scoring 73 for a -22 scoring differential.

Pittsburgh has a 6-6-2 record on the road and a 12-12-3 record overall. The Penguins have an 11-2-1 record in games they score at least three goals.

The teams meet Wednesday for the first time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Michael Matheson has five goals and 14 assists for the Canadiens. Nicholas Suzuki has scored two goals and added four assists over the past 10 games.

Evgeni Malkin has 10 goals and 13 assists for the Penguins. Guentzel has six goals and four assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Canadiens: 5-4-1, averaging 2.2 goals, 3.3 assists, 3.3 penalties and 7.5 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game.

Penguins: 3-4-3, averaging 2.1 goals, three assists, 3.5 penalties and 7.3 penalty minutes while giving up 2.3 goals per game.

INJURIES: Canadiens: Kirby Dach: out for season (knee), Chris Wideman: out (back), Tanner Pearson: out (upper body), Carey Price: out (knee), Jordan Harris: out (lower body), Rafael Harvey-Pinard: out (lower body), Alex Newhook: out (lower body).

Penguins: Bryan Rust: out (upper body), Noel Acciari: out (lower body), Rickard Rakell: out (upper body), Matt Nieto: out (undisclosed), Chad Ruhwedel: out (lower body).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.


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