Canadiens Down New York 4-0 - Match Report
The battle between the Canadiens and Rangers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as New York was handed a 4-0 defeat on Saturday at Bell Centre.
Bettors who backed the Canadiens were rewarded as -110 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.
Montreal got goals from Brian Gionta (2), Erik Cole, and Tomas Plekanec in the victory. Cole opened the scoring at 3:45 of the first period.
Carey Price turned in a 17-save effort for the Canadiens.
New York got a 27-stop effort from Martin Biron in the loss.
On the power play, Montreal went 2-for-6, while the Rangers were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to Montreal by a margin of 31-17.
Next game, Montreal takes its act home to face Boston looking for another win. For New York, they head on the road to face Florida.