Canadiens vs. Maple Leafs: Reside rating, updates, highlights from season-opening sport


Canadiens vs. Maple Leafs: Reside rating, updates, highlights from season-opening sport

The final time these two groups met, the Canadiens celebrated ending the Maple Leafs’ season.

On Could 31, the 2 Unique Six squads confronted off in a winner-take-all Recreation 7 that noticed Montreal full the comeback of a 3-1 collection deficit with a 3-1 win. A season of “All or Nothing” was nothing for the Leafs, whose Stanley Cup drought of 54 years marched on with the defeat.

However now the calendar has flipped to October. Each groups have seen adjustments since then, and each groups shall be with out key guys. Canadiens captain Shea Weber is not going to play this season, and his profession could also be over. Carey Price is out for the next month after coming into the NHL/NHLPA participant help program. Joe Thornton left the Leafs for sunny Florida, and Zach Hyman headed west to snowy Edmonton.

Auston Matthews, the 2021 Rocket Richard Trophy winner, is out for this one — and the following two after that — as he continues to recuperate from offseason wrist surgical procedure.

Mitchell Marner was a game-time choice, however did skate in warmups. He’ll play on a line with captain John Tavares (taking part in his first non-preseason sport since leaving Recreation 1 vs. the Canadiens after getting kneed within the face) and newcomer Nick Ritchie. Jack Campbell, who was in tears again in Could within the locker room and when chatting with the media, will get the beginning.

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The Canadiens will characteristic their younger stars, together with Calder Trophy candidate Cole Caufield and centerman Nick Suzuki, who simply acquired a snazzy eight-year, $63 million extension. The energetic duo shall be joined by Tyler Toffoli on the wing. Jonathan Drouin will slot again in after taking day without work late final season (missed the postseason, too) to take care of nervousness and insomnia. With Worth out, Jake Allen will get the nod between the pipes.

Sporting Information will present reside updates and highlights because the Canadiens and Maple Leafs face off (all instances Jap):

Canadiens vs. Maple Leafs reside scores, highlights

Third interval

9:12 p.m. — GOAL. William Nylander comes off the bench, takes the puck into the zone and scores from the best circle. Maple Leafs lead 2-1.

9:11 p.m. — Third interval begins. Final 12 months, Canadiens and Maple Leafs performed within the season opener and Toronto received in extra time 5-4.

Second interval: Canadiens 1, Maple Leafs 1

8:52 p.m. — Interval ends.

8:46 p.m. — Canadian Olympic legend Penny Oleksiak is on the sport.

8:39 p.m. — Slick stickhandling by the slot by Marner however cannot accumulate.

8:32 p.m. — Canadiens get one shot on objective. About eight minutes in and it is their solely shot on internet within the interval.

8:30 p.m. — Canadiens head to the ability play.

8:24 p.m. — Jake Allen makes a cease with two Leafs crashing and there is a mini-scrum with Bunting in the midst of it. There was a fast evaluation however no objective. 

8:15 p.m. — Second interval is underway.

8:02 p.m. — Plenty of love for Drouin on the timeline.

First interval: Canadiens 1, Maple Leafs 1

7:56 p.m. — Final seconds of the interval and Rasmus Dahlin’s level shot goes off Jake Evans and the crossbar.

7:51 p.m. — Maple Leafs beginning to get extra motion within the Canadiens zone.

7:38 p.m. — PP GOAL. One second earlier than the ability play ends, the Canadiens collapse and, after he will get two Canadiens to display screen — plus two of his personal guys in entrance — Pierre Engvall beats Jake Allen. Recreation tied 1-1.

7:35 p.m. — Alexander Romanov will get referred to as for interference and Leafs get an opportunity to tie it up.

7:34 p.m — GOAL. Jonathan Drouin scores off a 2-on-1. What a second. Canadiens lead 1-0.

7:33 p.m. — Not a lot doing on the ability play for the Leafs — which is form of how issues went on the finish of 2021.

7:27 p.m. — Montreal comes out flying however Ben Chiarot takes a penalty. Maple Leafs get the primary energy play.

7:25 p.m. — Scramble in entrance and once more Campbell comes up huge. Josh Anderson once more within the center.

7:23 p.m. — Marner down the left wing simply misses from the left circle

7:22 p.m. — David Savard will get a glance.

7:20 p.m. — Lower than 30 seconds in and the Canadiens get two fast probabilities the place Jack Campbell has to return up huge.

7:20 p.m. — After pregame festivities, together with the followers singing the nationwide anthem, sport on.


6:50 p.m. — Strains are right here for the Leafs.

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What channel is Canadiens vs. Maple Leafs on?

  • Date: Wed., Oct. 13
  • Time: 7 p.m. ET
  • TV channel (Canada): SN, SN360, TVAS
  • Stream: ESPN+ (U.S.) | SN NOW (Canada)

Protection begins at 6:30 p.m. ET with a pregame present hosted by Caroline Cameron alongside analysts Kevin Bieksa, Cassie Campbell-Pascall and Elliotte Friedman. Chris Cuthbert could have the decision with Craig Simpson serving because the analyst and Kyle Bukauskas because the reporter.




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