The Coyotes came up short Thursday against the Canadiens, falling 3-2.
The Canadiens were a +120 underdog in the win. The combined score pushed PUSH the total, which closed at 5.
Montreal got goals from Brian Gionta, Travis Moen, and Josh Gorges in the victory. Gionta opened the scoring at 3:28 of the second period.
Carey Price turned in a 32-save effort for the Canadiens.
Raffi Torres and Mikkel Boedker scored for the Coyotes, finding the net behind Carey Price.
Mike Smith stopped 33 of 36 shots for the Coyotes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Montreal scored 0 times on 1 chances on the power play, while Phoenix went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Phoenix lost the shots on goal battle to Montreal by a margin of 36-34.
Next game, Montreal takes its act on the road to face Nashville looking for another win. For Phoenix, they head on the road to face San Jose.