WPG@MTL: What you need to know


imageWPG@MTL: What you need to know The Canadiens return home for Throwback Night at the Bell Centre by Montreal Canadiens @CanadiensMTL / canadiens.com MONTREAL — The Canadiens begin a busy stretch of four games in six days when they host the Jets.TICKETS: Jets @ CanadiensIt’s Throwback Night presented by Lenovo at the Bell Centre, so fans can enjoy the nostalgia of the ’80s.More than $26,000 in prizes and many surprises are on the agenda throughout the evening.Arrive early to catch an outdoor performance by an ’80s band beginning at 5:00 p.m.at Place des Canadiens, which is also a drop-off point to recycle your old electronic devices.

A lucky donor will win a new computer from Lenovo.Laptops, desktops, cell phones, hard drives, handheld electronics, game consoles, earbuds and iPods can be recycled, while televisions, monitors, microwaves and other household appliances cannot.After beating the Devils last Thursday night, the Canadiens were edged 3-2 by the Maple Leafs over the weekend to split their two-game road trip.The final score from Toronto wasn’t the big story, though, as Jake Allen suffered a lower-body injury in the first period.He was forced to leave the contest and didn’t return.Allen made 14 saves before heading to the locker room at the 13:32 mark of the opening frame, moments after surrendering the first of Auston Matthews’ two goals on the night.Sam Montembeault made 23 saves on 25 shots in relief and performed brilliantly.With Allen on the sidelines, Cayden Primeau was recalled from the AHL’s Laval Rocket on Sunday.Joel Edmundson and Cole Caufield scored for Montreal.Video: MTL@TOR: Caufield corrals it in circle, goes up highCaufield’s 18th tally of the season extended his goal streak to four games.According to the NHL’s Public Relations Department, only four rookies in Canadiens history have posted a longer goal streak than Caufield, including Joe Malone (10 games in 1917-18), Odie Cleghorn (6 games in 1918-19), Bernie Geoffrion (5 games in 1951-52) and Billy Boucher (5 games in 1921-22).Brendan Gallagher extended his point streak to three games with an assist on Caufield’s snipe.He has five points (1 goal, 4 assists) during that span.Video: Condensed Game: Canadiens @ Maple LeafsNick Suzuki, who boasts a team-leading 19 goals, 35 assists and 54 points, will play the 200th game of his NHL career tonight.The Jets snapped a four-game winless skid with a 4-3 victory over the Senators on Sunday night in Ottawa.Nikolaj Ehlers led the way offensively for Winnipeg with a goal and two assists to extend his point streak to six games.He has 11 points (5 goals, 6 assists) during that span.Pierre-Luc Dubois, Kyle Connor and Paul Stastny each had a goal and an assist, while Connor Hellebuyck made 31 saves for the visitors in the nation’s capital.Mark Scheifele left in the second period because of an upper-body injury after an open-ice hit from Ottawa’s Parker Kelly.

Scheifele won’t play tonight.For his part, Blake Wheeler missed his second straight game with an upper-body injury.Connor leads the Jets with 42 goals and 84 points this season.This is the second and final meeting between Montreal and Winnipeg this year.The Jets posted an 8-4 win on March 1 at Canada Life Centre.Broadcast information:Puck drop is 7:00 p.m.Watch the game on Sportsnet, NHL Network and RDS, and listen on the radio on TSN 690 and 98,5 fm.For tickets to the game, click here.View More View Less.

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