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Boston Skates Past Montreal 3-2 - Recap

Boston skated to a 3-2 victory over Montreal on Monday in NHL action at TD Garden.

Boston was favored by -210 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Boston got goals from Benoit Pouliot, David Krejci, and Brad Marchand in the victory. Pouliot opened the scoring at 12:13 of the first period.

Tim Thomas turned in a 33-save effort for the Bruins.

Erik Cole and Tomas Plekanec scored for the Canadiens, finding the net behind Tim Thomas.

Carey Price stopped 28 of 31 shots for the Canadiens, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Boston scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Montreal went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

Boston lost the shots on goal battle to Montreal by a margin of 35-31.

Boston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Panthers. The Canadiens will aim to get back on the winning track at Chicago.