Carolina Skates Past Montreal 6-2 - Recap
The battle between the Hurricanes and Canadiens didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Montreal was handed a 6-2 defeat on Wednesday at RBC Center.
Carolina was favored by -130 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Carolina got goals from Jamie McBain (2), Jeff Skinner (2), Cory Stillman, and Joni Pitkanen in the victory. Skinner opened the scoring at 11:01 of the first period.
Cam Ward stopped 38 of 40 Montreal shots in the victory.
Michael Cammalleri and P.K. Subban scored for the Canadiens, finding the net behind Cam Ward.
Carey Price stopped 22 of 26 shots for the Canadiens, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Carolina scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while Montreal went 2-for-3 with the man advantage.
Montreal outshot Carolina 40-35 in the game.
Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Islanders. The Canadiens will aim to get back on the winning track at New Jersey.