Passing through Philadelphia, the CH faced with an injured beast

Passing through Philadelphia, the CH faces a wounded beast


The Montreal Canadiens will face a losing team on Friday night when they visit the Flyers in Philadelphia.

His opponents of the day have lost five of their last six games . Martin St-Louis' men are aiming for a second victory this week, after dominating the New Jersey Devils 5-2 on Tuesday.

Author of a solid performance of 38 saves in Newark, goaltender Samuel Montembeault will give up his place in net to Jake Allen.

On offense, Kirby Dach will miss a fourth consecutive game. Last week, the organization explained that he was suffering from an illness unrelated to COVID-19. However, according to the CH, after a thorough evaluation, these symptoms are in fact attributable to an injury to the lower body.

For his part, Joel Armia represents an uncertain case, after being injured against the Devils.

According to morning practice, newcomer Chris Tierney, claimed on waivers the day before, will play on the fourth line at center Michael Pezzetta and Alex Belzile.

As for young defenseman Kaiden Guhle, he has been training with his teammates with a shirt that allows body checking.

This will be the second meeting between the two teams this season. On November 19, the Habs won 5-4 in a shootout at home.

After the duel of the day, the Habs will return home and host the Ottawa Senators on Saturday.< /p>