The Canadian against the Capitals: Samuel Montembeault in the net?

The Canadian against the Capitals: Samuel Montembeault in the net?

UPDATE DAY

Shamed 3-0 by the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night, Martin St-Louis and his men left the city of the automobile hoping that their offensive machine was no longer broken down in the federal capital American. 

The Washington Capitals (0-2), looking for a first win in 2022-2023, will therefore welcome the Montreal Canadiens, this Saturday evening at the Capital One Arena, for the first of three meetings between the two teams this season.

The match will be presented on TVA Sports and TVA Sports direct from 7 p.m.; the pregame is scheduled for 6 p.m.

On Friday, goaltender Jake Allen stopped 37 shots, including 25 in the first period, two days after a 4-3 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs in curtain raiser. Quebec goaltender Samuel Montembeault will likely be in goal for the first time this season against the Capitals.

Last year, the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada product had an 8- 18-6 in 38 appearances, for a 3.77 goal average and a .891 save percentage.

Sniper Alex Ovechkin will obviously be one to watch this Saturday night. In 59 career duels, the Russian has tallied 59 points, including 34 goals, against the Habs.