Montreal vs Los Angeles Wrap - Montreal Wins 2-1
|Montreal vs Los Angeles Wrap - Montreal Wins 2-1|
The Canadiens earned a 2-1 victory over the Kings on Saturday at STAPLES Center.
The Canadiens were a +113 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.
Montreal got goals from Tomas Plekanec and Andrei Kostitsyn in the victory. Plekanec opened the scoring at 18:39 of the first period.
Carey Price turned in a 26-save effort for the Canadiens.
Dustin Penner scored for the Kings, finding the net behind Carey Price.
Jonathan Bernier stopped 25 of 27 shots for the Kings, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Montreal scored 1 time on 5 chances on the power play, while Los Angeles went 1-for-6 with the man advantage.
Montreal heads into a battle against the Blue Jackets. Los Angeles, meanwhile, will have their next action against Anaheim.