Stars Down Montreal 5-2 - Match Report
|Stars Down Montreal 5-2 - Match Report|
The Canadiens came up short Tuesday against the Stars, falling 5-2.
Bettors who backed the Stars were rewarded as -125 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Dallas got goals from Karlis Skrastins, Brad Richards, Loui Eriksson, Adam Burish, and Jamie Benn in the victory. Burish opened the scoring at 6:59 of the first period.
Kari Lehtonen turned in a 27-save effort for the Stars.
Brian Gionta and Mathieu Darche scored for the Canadiens, finding the net behind Kari Lehtonen.
Carey Price stopped 12 of 17 shots for the Canadiens, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Dallas went 1-for-2, while the Canadiens were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Dallas lost the shots on goal battle to Montreal by a margin of 29-17.
Next game, Dallas takes its act home to face Calgary looking for another win. For Montreal, they head on the road to face Carolina.