The Canadiens earned a 3-1 victory over the Thrashers on Tuesday at Bell Centre.
Montreal was favored by -148 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Montreal got goals from Roman Hamrlik, Mathieu Darche, and Andrei Kostitsyn in the victory. Hamrlik opened the scoring at 12:56 of the first period.
Carey Price stopped 27 of 28 Atlanta shots in the victory.
Nik Antropov scored for the Thrashers, finding the net behind Carey Price.
Ondrej Pavelec stopped 28 of 30 shots for the Thrashers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Montreal went 0-for-4, while the Thrashers were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Montreal outshot Atlanta 31-28 in the game.
Next game, Montreal takes its act on the road to face Carolina looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head on the road to face Philadelphia.