Devils Down Montreal 4-1 - Match Report
Ilya Kovalchuk scored a pair of goals against the Canadiens as New Jersey handed Montreal a 4-1 defeat on Sunday at Bell Centre.
New Jersey was an underdog by +120 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went PUSH the consensus closing total of 5.
New Jersey got goals from Ilya Kovalchuk (2), Dainius Zubrus, and Travis Zajac in the victory. Zubrus opened the scoring at 1:12 of the first period.
Johan Hedberg stopped 14 of 15 Montreal shots in the victory.
P.K. Subban scored for the Canadiens, finding the net behind Johan Hedberg.
Carey Price stopped 26 of 29 shots for the Canadiens, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New Jersey went 0-for-2, while the Canadiens were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Montreal lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 30-26.
Next game, New Jersey takes its act home to face Carolina looking for another win. For Montreal, they head on the road to face Boston.