Gionta, Canadiens edge Thrashers

Gionta, Canadiens edge Thrashers

Brian Gionta scored the deciding goal in the shootout to lift the Montreal Canadiens past the Atlanta Thrashers 2-1 on Tuesday night.

Montreal cashed as -120 home favorites, while the teams played UNDER the 6-goal total set by oddsmakers.

Gionta also found the back of the net in regulation for the Canadiens, who got an assist from Mike Cammalleri on the goal.

Colby Armstrong potted the lone marker for Atlanta, which was outshot 35-23 in the loss.