Liveblog: Canadiens, Penguins meet on Francophone Evening in Pittsburgh

Canadiens winger Joel Armia scores his 11th purpose of the season towards Penguins goaltender Tristan Jarry as Pens defencemen John Marino, left, and Kris Letang defend Tuesday night time at PPG Paints Enviornment in Pittsburgh.

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Blissful Valentine’s Day, readers. I hope tonight’s recreation doesn’t break your coronary heart.

The Montreal Canadiens and Pittsburgh Penguins are spending the day of affection on the ice, enjoying towards one another on Francophone Night. It’s the primary recreation of a back-to-back for the Habs as they’ll play the Dallas Stars Saturday night time on the Bell Centre.

Paul Byron remains to be day-to-day, whereas Nate Thompson could also be a game-time resolution.

Montreal is seven factors behind the Toronto Maple Leafs for third place within the Atlantic Division. Montreal can also be 10 factors behind Columbus and Philadelphia. Each groups are within the two Wild Card spots and have the identical variety of factors.

The Pens final performed Tuesday night time towards the Tampa Bay Lightning. Pittsburgh misplaced 2-1 in extra time.

Vos gardiens de however: Carey Value pour Montréal, Tristan Jarry pour Pittsburgh.