7* Tuesday NHL FLA/MTL
Florida vs. Montreal,
01/22/2013 19:30 EDT,
Score: 1 - 4
Total: -130/+5½ Under
Florida & Montreal under 5.5
The Montreal Canadiens host the Florida Panthers on Tuesday. Montreal is coming off a 2-1 loss against Toronto, while Florida dropped its last game to Ottawa, 4-0.
A quick look at the Canadien roster indicates that the team will lean heavily on All Star goaltender Carey Price this season. Price didn't disappoint in the team’s opener on Saturday, stopping 24 of the 26 shots he faced.
The only two goals he allowed came when Toronto was on the power play. The Canadiens dropped each of their four meetings with the Panthers a year ago, failing to score more than two goals in any of those games.
Scott Clemmensen was 3-0 against Montreal last season, compiling a goals against average of 1.87 and a save percentage of .925. The Panthers will need another stellar performance from him in this one as the team is going to have some real issues on offense this season.
The Panthers' five-goal outburst on opening night doesn't tell the whole story with respect to this year’s roster. The team is light up front. Those five goals came on only 25 shots, and that’s a feat they aren't likely to repeat all season.
The under is 17-6-3 in the last 26 meetings between these teams in Montreal. Take the UNDER.
7* Play on Florida & Montreal under 5.5