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Montreal Falls 3-2 to Senators - Recap

Alex Kovalev scored twice to lead the Senators over Montreal 3-2 on Saturday at Bell Centre.

The Senators were a +110 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Ottawa got goals from Alex Kovalev (2) and Zack Smith in the victory. Kovalev opened the scoring at 17:50 of the first period.

Brian Elliott stopped 21 of 23 Montreal shots in the victory.

Montreal got goals from Jaroslav Spacek and Brian Gionta in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Montreal got a 28-stop effort from Carey Price in the loss.

Ottawa scored 1 time on 6 chances on the power play, while Montreal went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

Montreal lost the shots on goal battle to Ottawa by a margin of 31-23.

Ottawa looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Thrashers. The Canadiens will aim to get back on the winning track vs Vancouver.