The Red Wings welcome the Canadiens following their thrilling overtime triumph.

The Red Wings welcome the Canadiens following their thrilling overtime triumph.

In Detroit, the Montreal Canadiens (30-36-14, eighth in the Atlantic Division) take on the Detroit Red Wings (39-32-9, fifth in the Atlantic Division) on Monday at 7 p.m. EDT.

The Red Wings come into this matchup fresh off a 5-4 overtime victory against the Toronto Maple Leafs. They boast a 13-7-4 record in Atlantic Division matchups and hold an overall record of 39-32-9. Detroit has been particularly successful when scoring at least three goals, with a record of 37-13-5 in such games.

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On the other side, the Canadiens have struggled in Atlantic Division contests, with a 5-13-6 record, and possess an overall record of 30-36-14. However, they have demonstrated strength when scoring three or more goals, boasting a record of 27-10-7 in those instances.

This marks the third meeting between these teams this season, with the Red Wings clinching a 5-4 overtime victory in their previous matchup. Alex DeBrincat was instrumental for the Red Wings in that game, scoring two goals.

Key players for the Red Wings include DeBrincat, who has amassed 26 goals and 39 assists, and Dylan Larkin, with five goals and six assists in the last 10 games. For the Canadiens, Nicholas Suzuki leads with 33 goals and 43 assists, while Cole Caufield has scored seven goals with two assists in the last 10 games.

In their recent 10-game stretch, the Red Wings have posted a record of 3-4-3, averaging 2.6 goals and 4.5 assists per game, with three penalties and 7.1 penalty minutes per game while conceding an average of three goals per game.

Canadiens: 4-4-2, averaging 3.4 goals, 5.8 assists, 4.8 penalties and 11.2 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game.

INJURIES: Red Wings: Andrew Copp: day to day (cheek), Michael Rasmussen: day to day (upper body).

Canadiens: Joshua Roy: out (upper body), Kaiden Guhle: day to day (upper-body), Kirby Dach: out for season (knee), Arber Xhekaj: out for season (shoulder).

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