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Afternoon jam: Anderson owns the Habs

5/3/2013

Senators at Canadiens, 7 ET (OTT leads 1-0)

* Craig Anderson (OTT): stopped 109 of 114 shots (.956) vs Canadiens this season (incl. playoffs)

* Canadiens: lost 4 of last 5 at home (incl. reg season)

* Senators: had lost 4 straight road games vs Canadiens before Game 1 win

* 1st all-Canadian series since 2004

Islanders at Penguins, 7 ET (PIT leads 1-0)

* Penguins: allowed 1 goal in last 10 periods vs Islanders at home, outscoring NYI 14-1

* Penguins: haven’t lost series when up 2-0 since 2000

* John Tavares (NYI): no shots on goal in Game 1, 1st time he didn’t have a shot on goal in any game this season

* Islanders: 1st playoff appearance since 2007; lost 4 straight playoff games

Wild at Blackhawks, 9:30 ET (CHI leads 1-0)

* Wild: lost 4 straight playoff games

* Wild: last playoff win was 2008 conf quarters vs Avalanche

* Blackhawks: won 3 straight vs Wild (incl. reg season)

* Blackhawks: haven’t lost to Wild in regulation or overtime in last 10 meetings (3 shootout losses)

Sharks at Canucks, 10 ET (SJ leads 1-0)

* Canucks: lost 5 straight home playoff games; last win was in 2011 Final

* Canucks: only higher seed in Western Conference to lose Game 1

* Sharks: won all 4 games vs Canucks this season (including playoffs)