Montreal got a pair of goals from Andrei Markov as the Canadiens skated to a 4-1 victory over Florida on Tuesday at Bell Centre.
Bettors who backed the Canadiens were rewarded as -145 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Andrei Markov (2), Tomas Plekanec, and Alex Galchenyuk each scored for the Canadiens in the victory. Plekanec opened the scoring for Montreal, finding the back of the net at 3:26 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Brian Gionta and Raphael Diaz.
Carey Price turned in a 27-save effort for the Canadiens.
Tomas Kopecky scored for the Panthers, finding the net behind Carey Price.
Scott Clemmensen stopped 29 of 33 shots for the Panthers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Montreal went 2-for-6, while the Panthers were 1-for-8 with the man advantage.
Florida lost the shots on goal battle to Montreal by a margin of 33-28.
Montreal looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Capitals. The Panthers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Ottawa.