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 Islanders have established themselves as one of the surprise stories of the NHL by dominating within their division. Now the Islanders will look to see if they can carry that over to non-Metropolitan Division foes.The Islanders will look to extend the Eastern Conference’s longest winning streak on Monday night Pittsburgh Penguins Hoodies Authentic , when they host the Montreal Canadiens at Barclays Center.Both teams were off Sunday after playing Saturday, when the Islanders won their fifth straight game by blanking the visiting New Jersey Devils, 3-0, and the host Canadiens fell to the Tampa Bay Lightning, 4-1.Article continues below ...All five wins by the Islanders (8-4-1) have come within the division. New York, which is atop the Metropolitan Division, is 6-0-0 against the Metro, its best divisional start since it was 6-0-0 against the Patrick Division in 1982-83.While it’s unlikely the Islanders will remain perfect within the division Pittsburgh Penguins Hats Authentic , the plethora of so-called “four-point wins” has given them a little bit more margin for error going forward. New York, which was predicted by most to miss the playoffs following the free agent departure of star center John Tavares, has an 84.9 percent chance to reach the postseason, according to the playoff probability report issued Sunday by the hockey-reference.com website.“These are big points, especially early on,” said Islanders center Brock Nelson, who scored his team-high seventh goal Saturday night. “Lind of stack as many as you can right away. To go 6-0 right away off the hop obviously is great for us.”The Canadiens (7-4-2) are also off to a surprising start after missing the playoffs in two of the previous three seasons, though Montreal has slowed a bit by alternating losses with wins in each of its last seven games.Things aren’t likely to get any easier Monday for the Canadiens Custom Pittsburgh Penguins Jerseys , who have scored one goal in each of their last two losses. Islanders goalie Thomas Greiss, who is likely to draw the start Monday, authored a shutout Saturday night, when he made 35 saves against the Devils, and has allowed just three goals on 79 shots in his last three appearances.“Every goalie that you face is in the NHL for a reason,” Canadiens left winger Max Domi told reporters Saturday after he scored the only goal against the Lightning’s Andrei Vasilevskiy, who made 34 saves. “They’re going to do their job and try and stop the puck and we’ve got to do our job and kind of break that. We weren’t able to do that tonight.”Carey Price, who has made four straight starts www.officialsharks.com , appears in line to start again Monday night in the opener of a back-to-back set in New York for the Canadiens. Montreal visits the Rangers on Tuesday night. Price took the loss Saturday after making 32 saves against the Lightning.Greiss is 3-3-0 in six career games against the Canadiens. Price is 11-5-4 in 20 appearances against the Islanders. CHICAGO — If the Montreal Canadiens are to remain in contention for a postseason berth, they will have to rely on contributions throughout their lineup.Montreal will take a two-game winning streak into its game Sunday against the Chicago Blackhawks. The Canadiens have discovered a measure of success of late after they stumbled through a five-game skid and hope to continue on the right path as they continue a three-game road trip.The Canadiens are coming off a 5-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators in which they got a goal from each of their four lines and used two goals from Paul Byron to capture both ends of the home-and-home series against Ottawa.Article continues below ...Montreal coach Claude Julien hopes that his team’s style of play along with the balanced scoring attack that has sparked the Canadiens during a four-game stretch in which Montreal is 3-0-1 continues Sunday at the United Center.But now Julien is looking for his team to take another step forward and find a way to play with more of a killer instinct.“We’ve talked about how we want to finish,” Julien told reporters after Thursday’s victory, according to the team’s official website. “Especially when you have the lead, it’s easy to kind of sit back and get comfortable and weve done that at times this season.“That’s an area we’re trying to improve on. I think in the last little while we’ve been better in the third (period) and we’ve kind of controlled the period — even though we’ve had the lead.”Keeping the scoring coming from all four lines will certainly help Montreal’s case for extended success.“When you’ve got four lines that can play the way we’ve been lately, that can play and push the pace and play in their end, forecheck, it certainly makes it hard for the other team San Jose Sharks T-Shirts Authentic ,” Byron told reporters after Thursday’s victory.Chicago enters Sunday’s game on a six-game losing streak, the most recent of which came in a 4-3 setback on the road against the Vegas Golden Knights. While the Blackhawks’ front office hoped that the firing of coach Joel Quenneville might spark change, Jeremy Colliton has failed to change Chicago’s fortunes.Chicago will take an NHL-worst minus-30 goal differential into Sunday’s game and has struggled throughout the season to score, which — coupled with the Blackhawks’ inability to contain opposing teams — has led to predictable results.Frustration has set in on a team that, until recently, had not been accustomed to losing and that is now finding difficulty finding ways to win.Of those fighting the frustration the hardest is goalie Corey Crawford, whose return from missing much of the season last year with a concussion was expected to make a difference, only to see the Blackhawks’ competitive issues continue.Chicago has lost its past three games by a total of four goals.“I don’t know how to deal with (losing) San Jose Sharks Hoodies Authentic ,” Crawford told reporters Saturday, according to the Chicago Tribune. “Be pissed off? Let it go and keep playing? I really don’t know. It’s not a good position to be in. It’s definitely frustrating.“I don’t know. Maybe our older guys, our core group, maybe we all need to play better to get us out of this. Maybe that’s the answer.”Colliton has told his players to keep pushing for change.“No one’s happy,” Colliton told reporters Saturday. “So you can’t expect guys not to show some frustration at times. What we need to do as a team is get right back at it.”