Montreal's defense, led by netminder Carey Price, shut down Winnipeg 3-0 at Bell Centre on on Sunday.
Bettors who backed the Canadiens were rewarded as -119 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.
Montreal got goals from Tomas Plekanec, Max Pacioretty, and Alexei Emelin in the victory. Pacioretty opened the scoring at 18:02 of the first period.
Carey Price turned in a 23-save effort for the Canadiens.
Winnipeg got a 20-stop effort from Ondrej Pavelec in the loss.
On the power play, Montreal went 1-for-4, while the Jets were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Montreal heads into a battle against the Penguins. Winnipeg, meanwhile, will have their next action against Toronto.