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GAME THREAD: Game 35/56 - Edmonton Oilers @ Montreal Canadiens (PPD)

UPDATE — Oilers @ Canadiens has been postponed after two Canadiens entered NHL’s COVID Protocols.

NHL: Edmonton Oilers at Montreal Canadiens Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports


Edmonton Oilers (21-13-0, 2nd in North Division)


Vancouver Canucks (14-8-9, 4th in North Division)

Where & When

Monday, March 22, 2021

Centre Bell

Montreal, QC, Canada

5:00 PM MST

Watch & Listen

TV - Sportsnet West / TSN (Habs Region)

Stream - Sportsnet Now / TSN (Habs Region)

Radio - 630 CHED

SBN Counterpart: Habs Eyes on the Prize

The Edmonton Oilers, winners of three straight, are in Montreal tonight to take on the Canadiens. These two clubs haven’t met since February 11th, when the Oilers stopped in Montreal for a quick 3-0 shutout win between series in Toronto and Ottawa.

Mike Smith (11-3-0, 0.922%) is set to start for the Oilers with Carey Price (10-5-5, 0.903%) due to go for the Habs.

In Case You Missed It

The third episode of our podcast dropped this afternoon. Topics include: Puljujarvi’s general adorability, and possible extensions for some pending UFAs like Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Adam Larsson.

Line ‘Em Up

Tonight’s lines, per Jack Michaels:

UPDATE: Well, Hold On Now

This was tweeted at approx. 4:15 PM MST by TSN’s Edmonton guy, Ryan Rishaug.


Looks like two Canadiens entered the NHL’s COVID-19 Protocols this afternoon. We’ll keep you posted as we learn more.