BREAKING: Tonight's Starting Goalie Revealed

Published December 2, 2023 at 1:51 PM

In the last few hours, the head coach of the Montreal Canadiens, Martin St-Louis, has confirmed that the goaltender carousel will continue for the Tricolore. Indeed, the 33-year-old veteran, Jake Allen, will get his 10th start of the season, coming in relief of Cayden Primeau who faced the Florida Panthers on Thursday night.

"Jake Allen is preparing to face the Red Wings tonight." - Patrick Friolet

This means that the Bleu-Blanc-Rouge will alternate goalies for a 19th consecutive game this year, a situation that absolutely no one expected at the beginning of the season. However, given that Kent Hughes has still not found a solution to the famous goaltender issue, it wouldn't be surprising if this trend continues for a few more weeks.

After an excellent start to the season, the Canadiens' number 34 is having more difficult moments currently, having not won any of his last five games. Moreover, during this stretch, Jake Allen has recorded a goals-against average of 4.55 and a rather disappointing save percentage of 0.876.

Let's hope that the Tricolore's goaltender will be able to bounce back tonight in order to offer fans a first victory at the Bell Centre since last November 11th.

If you were in Martin St-Louis's shoes, which goaltender would you have sent into the fray tonight?

December 2   |   309 answers
BREAKING: Tonight's Starting Goalie Revealed

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