Montreal couldn't hang with the Bruins on Thursday as Boston blasted the Canadiens 7-0 at TD Garden.
Boston was favored by -165 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
Boston got goals from Gregory Campbell (2), Nathan Horton (2), Tomas Kaberle, Johnny Boychuk, and Adam McQuaid in the victory. Boychuk opened the scoring at 1:01 of the first period.
Tim Thomas stopped 24 of 24 Montreal shots in the victory.
Montreal got a 28-stop effort from Carey Price in the loss.
On the power play, Boston went 1-for-6, while the Canadiens were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Boston outshot Montreal 41-24 in the game.
Next game, Boston takes its act home to face New York looking for another win. For Montreal, they head home to face Washington.