Jets @ Canadiens: One Win Away | HABS GAME 4 PREVIEW

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Game Preview

A Look Back

Who would have thought that the Habs would be in the position to close out the series, up 3-0 in the series after a dominant game three? It was the Habs depth players doing the damage as the fourth line got things started once again. The Jets had several quality chances but were unable to beat Carey Price. The momentum seemed to go the Habs way early. There is cause for concern tonight as Jeff Petry is a game-time decision having not played the third period on Sunday. Oddly, Petry injured his hand in the camera hole in the glass.

Last game: MTL 5  WPG 1 | Canadiens lead series 3-0

For a complete game recap: Jets @ Canadiens: Armia, Price Lead the Way | HABS GAME 3 RECAP

Players to Watch

Keys to Victory

Statistical Matchup for Round 2, Game 4
Bell Centre, Montreal, QC | June 7, 8:00 PM ET | TV: CBC, SN, TVAS, NBCSN

2020-21 Playoff statistics

JETS CANADIENS
Points (rank)
4-3 Record 7-3
Last 10
17.6 (8th) PP% (rank) 17.2 (12th)
81.0 (6th) PK% (rank) 90.0 (1st)
53.4 Faceoff% 49.1
2.57 GF/G 2.50
2.71 GA/G 2.20
47.33  CF% 47.81
Pre-game Quotes
Artturi Lehkonen

  • “We’ve got to trust each other, play the system and work our butts off, basically. You’ve got to work for the guy next to you and they’re going to work for you too.”
Projected Forwards, Defense and Goaltenders (subject to change)
Forwards
Connor – Dubois – Wheeler
Stastny – Copp – Ehlers
Perreault – Lowry – Appleton
Vesalainen – Thompson – Lewis
Lehkonen – Danault – Gallagher
Toffoli – Suzuki – Caufield
Byron – Kotkaniemi – Anderson
Perry – Staal – Armia
Defensemen
Morrissey – Poolman
Forbort – Pionk
Stanley – Benn
Chiarot – Weber
Edmundson – Petry (GTD)
Kulak – Gustafsson
Out of the lineup
Scratched: Niku, Heinola, Toninato, Harkins
Injured: DeMelo
Suspended: Scheifele
Scratched: Frolik, Romanov, Lindgren, Tatar, Ouellet
Injured: Evans (concussion), Drouin (undisclosed), Merrill (undisclosed)
Goalies
Connor Hellebuyck Carey Price
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Record: 4-3
GAA: 2.14
Sv%: .931
SO: 1
Alternate: Laurent Brossoit
Record: 7-3
GAA: 1.97
Sv%: .938
SO: 1
Alternate: Jake Allen
 Game Expectations
 Get ready for the best game of the series from the Jets. Their frustration is high but their desperation will be even higher. Will the Jets do the incredible and come back from three games to none or will the Habs have the killer instinct and send the Jets home early?

Bottom Line

The Jets will not go down without a fight and are going to try to get to Carey Price.

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