8th place Habs 11-6-3 vs 17th place Caps 9-7-3
9 game point streak for Domi, enough said.
Well; Backstrom, Ovi & Kuznetsov have 64pts between them and Carlson has 19pts...so pretty obvious who needs to be focus of close checking.
Kuznetsov and Oshie both out for this game.
Canadiens projected lineup
Tomas Tatar -- Phillip Danault -- Brendan Gallagher
Jonathan Drouin -- Max Domi -- Andrew Shaw
Kenny Agostino -- Jesperi Kotkaniemi -- Artturi Lehkonen
Nicolas Deslauriers -- Matthew Peca -- Charles Hudon
Jordie Benn -- Jeff Petry
David Schlemko -- Noah Juulsen
Mike Reilly -- Victor Mete
Scratched: Karl Alzner, Xavier Ouellet
Injured: Shea Weber (knee), Joel Armia (lower body), Paul Byron (lower body), Nikita Scherbak (lower body)