New York skated to a 6-3 victory over Montreal on Tuesday in NHL action at Nassau Coliseum.
New York was an underdog by +105 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
New York got goals from Radek Martinek, Colin McDonald, Michael Grabner, Matt Moulson, John Tavares, and Matt Martin in the victory. Moulson opened the scoring at 1:23 of the second period.
Evgeni Nabokov turned in a 29-save effort for the Islanders.
Montreal got goals from Brian Gionta, Tomas Plekanec, and P.K. Subban in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Montreal got a 18-stop effort from Carey Price in the loss.
New York scored 2 times on 5 chances on the power play, while Montreal went 2-for-5 with the man advantage.
Montreal outshot New York 32-24 in the game.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face New York looking for another win. For Montreal, they head on the road to face Carolina.