NBCSN’s protection of the 2020-21 NHL season continues with Thursday’s matchup between the Montreal Canadiens and Vancouver Canucks. Protection begins at 9:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN. You’ll be able to watch the sport on-line and on the NBC Sports activities app by clicking here.
Final night time, the Canucks defeated the Canadiens 6-5 (SO) in what was a wild back-and-forth contest. Vancouver held leads of 1-0, 2-1, 3-2, and 4-Three however Montreal tied the rating every time earlier than the Habs took a 5-Four lead with much less then 4 minutes to go. Then in was Vancouver’s flip to rally, as they tied the rating lower than a minute later to power extra time, the place they finally received within the shootout to snap a three-game dropping streak.
The sport yesterday marked Tyler Toffoli’s first look towards Vancouver since he left the Canucks in free agency. After only one help over his first three video games with the Habs, Toffoli tallied his fourth profession hat trick within the loss.
A giant story behind Vancouver’s 1-3-Zero begin was their futility on the ability play. They entered final night time’s recreation 0-for-15 with the additional man, however went 3-for-6 on the person benefit yesterday.
Elias Pettersson was stored off the rating sheet final night time and has only one help in 5 video games this season. That help got here within the season opener, so he enters tonight on a four-game level drought. He by no means went greater than two straight video games with no level all final season.
WHAT: Montreal Canadiens at Vancouver Canucks
WHERE: Rogers Area
WHEN: Thursday, Jan. 21, 9:30 p.m. ET
ON THE CALL: John Walton, Pierre McGuire
LIVE STREAM: You’ll be able to watch the Canadiens-Canucks stream on NBC Sports’ live stream page and the NBC Sports app.
Beginning goalie: Jake Allen
Beginning goalie: Thatcher Demko
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