Canadiens at Blue Jackets preview

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The Canadiens' three-game winning streak ended Saturday with a 4-3 overtime loss against the New Jersey Devils, but they are 7-1-2 in their past 10 games, including a 3-2 shootout win against the Blue Jackets at Bell Centre on Nov. 12. Montreal will be without forward Jonathan Drouin for eight weeks after he had wrist surgery Monday, and forward Paul Byron for four weeks after he had knee surgery Tuesday. Columbus plays the second of a three-game homestand, which opened with a 3-2 overtime win against the St. Louis Blues on Friday. The Blue Jackets haven't won consecutive games since Oct. 21-24. Players to watch Canadiens defenseman Shea Weber has eight points (four goals, four assists) during

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