The Canadiens earned a 4-3 victory over the Devils on Sunday at Bell Centre.
Montreal was favored by -108 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
Montreal got goals from Andrei Markov, Brandon Prust, Ryan White, and Brendan Gallagher in the victory. White opened the scoring at 2:25 of the first period.
Carey Price stopped 22 of 25 New Jersey shots in the victory.
New Jersey got goals from Patrik Elias, Dainius Zubrus, and David Clarkson in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Martin Brodeur stopped 28 of 32 shots for the Devils, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Montreal went 1-for-5, while the Devils were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Montreal outshot New Jersey 32-25 in the game.
Next game, Montreal takes its act home to face Winnipeg looking for another win. For New Jersey, they head on the road to face Boston.