December 10, 2013 5:52 am

Good morning, Montreal

Good morning, Montreal, and good morning, Eastern Time Zone. The Los Angeles Kings are 6-1-1 on the road against Eastern Conference teams thus far, a rate of success that will be challenged tonight as they face off against a red hot Montreal Canadiens team that has won five in a row, has recorded points in 10 straight and hasn’t lost in regulation since November 16. Though the Kings are a firm 10-1-4 in their last 15 games, the city of Montreal has not exactly been liberal in awarding points to Los Angeles. The Kings are 8-48-11 on the road in the all-time series and have last the lost five road games games in regulation since a 4-2 win on December 11, 1999. Overall, the Kings are 27-88-20 (W-L-T; no Kings OTL in the series) against Les Habitants.

If those numbers make you want to crawl back into bed, local product Arcade Fire is always ready with a shot of adrenaline.

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If you have another 90 seconds to kill, here’s our illuminated, snowy approach into YUL from yesterday evening.

The Kings will take the ice for the morning skate at 11:30 a.m. ET, and I’ll be joining NHL Live for a Kings update at 5:15 p.m. ET. Until then, here are a few more shots of the somewhat uninspiring urban view from the 10th floor of the team’s downtown hotel:

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