SENATORS (9-11-1) at CANADIENS (11-6-4)
7:30 p.m. ET; SN, RDS, NHL.TV
The Ottawa Senators will try for their sixth win in eight games when they face the Montreal Canadiens at Bell Centre on Wednesday.
Goalie Craig Anderson will start for the Senators, who are 5-2-0 in their past seven games after starting the season 4-9-1.Anders Nilsson made 35 saves in a 4-3 win at the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday.
Goalie Carey Price will start for Montreal after making 21 saves in a 5-2 loss at the Columbus Jackets on Tuesday that ended the Canadiens' six-game point streak (4-0-2).
Players to watch
Senators forward Jean-Gabriel Pageau has scored nine goals in his past nine games.
Canadiens forward Phillip Danault has six points (one goal, five assists) during a four-game point streak.
They said it
"We've been working hard to get some wins on the road, but we haven't had much success." -- Senators forward Jean-Gabriel Pageau after Ottawa's third win in 11 road games (3-7-1)
"Max [Domi] has played a whole year at center. We're moving him to the wing so there's some adjustments there to be made by [linemates Nick Suzuki and Joel Armia] and I think it's heading in the right direction." -- Canadiens coach Claude Julien
Senators projected lineup
Brady Tkachuk -- Logan Brown -- Anthony Duclair
Vladislav Namestnikov -- Colin White -- Tyler Ennis
Nick Paul -- Jean-Gabriel Pageau -- Connor Brown
Filip Chlapik -- Chris Tierney -- Max Veronneau
Thomas Chabot -- Dylan DeMelo
Ron Hainsey -- Cody Goloubef
Mark Borowiecki -- Nikita Zaitsev
Scratched: Erik Brannstrom, Mikkel Boedker
Injured: Scott Sabourin (nose), Artem Anisimov (groin)
Canadiens projected lineup
Tomas Tatar -- Phillip Danault -- Brendan Gallagher
Max Domi -- Nick Suzuki -- Joel Armia
Artturi Lehkonen -- Jesperi Kotkaniemi -- Jordan Weal
Charles Hudon -- Nate Thompson -- Nick Cousins
Ben Chiarot -- Shea Weber
Victor Mete -- Jeff Petry
Brett Kulak -- Cale Fleury
Scratched: Mike Reilly, Christian Folin
Injured: Jonathan Drouin (wrist), Paul Byron (knee)
Neither team held a morning skate. … Ottawa forward Bobby Ryan has left the Senators to take part in the NHL/NHLPA player assistance program.
Duclair has four points (three goals, one assist) in the past two games. … Weber has eight points (four goals, four assists) in his past seven games. … Tatar has seven points (two goals, five assists) in his past five games.