• Montreal hosts conference foe Tampa Bay

    By: The Associated Press

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    Tampa Bay Lightning (2-2-1, seventh in the Atlantic Division) vs. Montreal Canadiens (2-1-2, fifth in the Atlantic Division)

    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.

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

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