Corey Perry will take Artturi Lehkonen’s place on the fourth line on Sunday night in Ottawa

Jake Allen will be in goal for the Canadians when they take on the Senators in Ottawa on Sunday night (7 p.m., SN, RDS, TSN 690 radio, 985 FM)

Allen has a 4-2-0 record this season with a 201 goals against the average and a 933 percent save. The Canadiens were suspended in the only two games Allen lost – 2-0 against Calgary Flames on Jan. January 30 and 3-0 to the Edmonton Oilers on Feb. 11 Both games took place at the Bell Center

Carey Price allowed five goals in 27 shots on Saturday night as the Canadiens lost 5-3 to the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Bell Center. Price now has a 5-3-2 record with a 287 goals against average and a 893 Save percent

Coach Claude Julien announced on Sunday afternoon that Corey Perry would take fourth-row place with Jake Evans and Paul Byron Artturi Lehknonens.Lehkonen has scored in the last 13 games and is pointless in the last seven -2-4 total in 16 games this season

The Canadiens scored 44 goals in their first 10 games while starting 7-1-2. They have only scored 11 goals in their last six games while going 2-4-0

Phillip Danault has not scored a goal in the first 16 games of this season and only one assist in the last five games

Nick Suzuki has scored a goal in the last 10 games and is pointless in the last four games

Jesperi Kotkaniemi scored his second goal of the season and his first in 12 games on Saturday night

Shea Weber has not scored any goals in the last nine games and is pointless in the last six games despite regularly playing in power play

The Canadians have only seven goals from their four centers this season: Suzuki (three), Kotkaniemi (two), Evans (two), Danault (zero)

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The Senators won on Jan. February at the Bell Center 3: 2 4 and the Canadiens won on 2 February in Ottawa with 2: 1 6

The Senators (4-14-1) have the worst record in the NHL, 1-5-1 at home, while they only score 15 goals in those seven games. The Canadiens (9-5-2) are 6 -0-2 on the way

“We have to play good hockey at home,” said Senator coach DJ Smith said, “I thought we did a good job in some of those games on the street and learned to win games on the street. Now we have to take care of our home”

Matt Murray will be on target for the Senators He has a 2-9-1 record with a 382 goals against the average and a 878 percent saving after signing a four-year contract for $ 25 million with the Senators last October a deal with the Pittsburgh Penguins

“We are a completely different team than we were at the beginning of the year,” said Brady Tkachuk of the Senators. “We have learned so much from each other, I feel like we’re playing with the picture we want to play on, and that is fast and physically, and the last few games have shown that ”

The Canadiens allowed the Leafs to score on three of their four power play opportunities on Saturday night and now rank 22nd with a 76 Place in the NHL on penalties: 6 percent success rate

“Yesterday it was a five-on-three to get the first goal,” Julien said. “The second goal is bad, you catch it in the neutral zone and then we try to speed things up I think we have to be smarter in penalties and respect what we’re told about killing against certain teams

“Of course you want to be disciplined and stay out of the box,” added the coach. “That will surely help your PK But at the same time, if we have to do that, we just need to be a little bit smarter, and like I do you Yesterday also said you have to be harder on the puck if you have the chance to get there you have to make sure you get those clearances and that you are strong in these puck battles ”

The Canadians also had problems with the power play and went 1:15 in the last seven games.The Canadiens only had two power play options in the last three games and now occupy 16 with a 20 Place in the NHL in the power play4 percent success rate

The Canadians have planned a training session for Monday in Ottawa before they face the Senators again on Tuesday evening (7 p.m. (7 p.m.) (m, TSN2, TSN5, RDS, TSN 690 radio, 985 FM) Then the Canadiens will fly to Winnipeg on Wednesday to play two games against the Jets on Thursday (8pm) m, TSN2, RDS, TSN 690 Radio, 985 FM) and Saturday (10pm, CBC, SN, TVA Sports, TSN 690 Radio)

The Jets are the only team in the North Division that the Canadiens don’t have to face this season

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