Montreal Skates Past Winnipeg 7-3 - Recap
|Montreal Skates Past Winnipeg 7-3 - Recap|
Winnipeg couldn't hang with the Canadiens on Wednesday as Montreal blasted the Jets 7-3 at Bell Centre.
Montreal won as a -130 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Montreal got goals from Lars Eller (4), Tomas Kaberle, Michael Cammalleri, and Josh Gorges in the victory. Gorges opened the scoring at 13:24 of the first period.
Carey Price stopped 24 of 27 Winnipeg shots in the victory.
Andrew Ladd, Blake Wheeler, and Tim Stapleton scored for the Jets, finding the net behind Carey Price.
Winnipeg got a 18-stop effort from Ondrej Pavelec in the loss.
On the power play, Montreal went 0-for-3, while the Jets were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Winnipeg lost the shots on goal battle to Montreal by a margin of 31-27.
Next game, Montreal takes its act home to face Tampa Bay looking for another win. For Winnipeg, they head on the road to face Toronto.