Coyotes at Canadiens Five things to know

The Canadiens will face off against a Western Conference foe for the first time this season when the Arizona Coyotes visit the Bell Centre Thursday (7:30 p.m., Sportsnet 360, RDS, TSN 690 Radio). Here are five things you should know about the game:

Balance is the key: The Canadiens rank second in the NHL in terms of goals-against per game (1.33) which is to be expected after Al Montoya’s torrid start, but some fans might be surprised that the dull, boring Canadiens are tied for ninth with 3.67 goals per game. Each line has produced at least one goal and eight players have at least one goal.

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