Montreal got 3 goals from Max Pacioretty en route to a 4-2 victory over New York on Thursday at Nassau Coliseum.
Montreal was an underdog by +100 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
Montreal got goals from Max Pacioretty (3) and Scott Gomez in the victory. Pacioretty opened the scoring at 1:23 of the first period.
Carey Price turned in a 31-save effort for the Canadiens.
Mark Streit and Matt Moulson scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind Carey Price.
New York got a 28-stop effort from Evgeni Nabokov in the loss.
Montreal scored 1 time on 1 chances on the power play, while New York went 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Montreal lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 33-32.
Montreal heads into a battle against the Maple Leafs. New York, meanwhile, will have their next action against Los Angeles.