CANADIENS (28-27-5) at CAPITALS (44-10-4)
TV: 7 p.m. ET; SN, RDS, CSN-DC+, NHL.TV
WASHINGTON -- The Montreal Canadiens are aware of the challenges that lie before them, in more ways than one.
When they visit the Washington Capitals on Wednesday, they'll be missing seven players to injury and their relatively young defensive corps will have to contend with one of the top offenses in the NHL while attempting to accumulate any standings points they possibly can.