Patrik Elias scored a pair of goals against the Canadiens as New Jersey handed Montreal a 5-3 defeat on Saturday at Bell Centre.
The Devils were a +125 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.
Patrik Elias (2), Petr Sykora, Dainius Zubrus, and David Clarkson each scored for the Devils in the victory. Sykora opened the scoring for New Jersey, finding the back of the net at 7:05 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Dainius Zubrus and Adam Henrique.
Martin Brodeur turned in a 23-save effort for the Devils.
Chris Campoli, Lars Eller, and P.K. Subban scored for the Canadiens, finding the net behind Martin Brodeur.
Carey Price stopped 30 of 35 shots for the Canadiens, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
New Jersey scored 2 times on 5 chances on the power play, while Montreal went 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
New Jersey outshot Montreal 35-26 in the game.
Next game, New Jersey takes its act home to face New York looking for another win. For Montreal, they head on the road to face Boston.