The Islanders earned a 4-3 victory over the Canadiens on Thursday at Nassau Coliseum.
New York was favored by -112 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Jay Pandolfo, P.A. Parenteau, Mark Streit, and Matt Moulson each scored for the Islanders in the victory. Parenteau opened the scoring for New York, finding the back of the net at 0:41 of the second period. The goal was unassisted.
Rick DiPietro stopped 24 of 27 Montreal shots in the victory.
Brian Gionta, Erik Cole, and Max Pacioretty scored for the Canadiens, finding the net behind Rick DiPietro.
Montreal got a 29-stop effort from Peter Budaj in the loss.
On the power play, New York went 0-for-3, while the Canadiens were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Montreal lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 33-29.
New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bruins. The Canadiens will aim to get back on the winning track vs New York.