Afternoon jam: Anderson owns the Habs

May, 3, 2013
5/03/13
2:00
PM ET
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)

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