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Game Preview: Devils vs. Canadiens

The Devils host Montreal tonight at Prudential Center for a 7PM puck drop

by New Jersey Devils @NJDevils / newjerseydevils.com

Tonight's game is the first of three regular season contests between New Jersey and Montreal. The Devils are 1-4-1 against Atlantic Division foes, and 5-7-1 against Eastern Conference opponents. 

In the 2017-18 regular season, the Devils defeated the Canadiens in their season series, 2-0-1 (5PTS). Travis Zajac (2G-2A), led New Jersey in scoring with four points. Montréal's Mike Reilly (1G-3A) led the Canadiens with three points.

Keith Kinkaid started two of three games against Montréal, allowing five goals, and posting a 2.50 GAA. For the Canadiens, Carey Price also played two of three games, allowing 3 goals and posting a 1.49 GAA.

New Jersey and Montréal's second matchup will be on February 2nd, at Bell Center.

Fans can listen to the Devils on the Devils Hockey Network, or watch on MSG+.

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