Montreal Falls 5-3 to Rangers - Recap
|Montreal Falls 5-3 to Rangers - Recap|
The Rangers beat Montreal 5-3 on Saturday, earning a victory backstopped by Henrik Lundqvist's 25 saves.
New York won as a -145 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
New York got goals from Brad Richards, Erik Christensen, Ryan Callahan, Dan Girardi, and Michael Del Zotto in the victory. Christensen opened the scoring at 4:57 of the first period.
Henrik Lundqvist stopped 25 of 28 Montreal shots in the victory.
Brian Gionta, Andrei Kostitsyn, and Max Pacioretty scored for the Canadiens, finding the net behind Henrik Lundqvist.
Carey Price stopped 24 of 28 shots for the Canadiens, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New York went 1-for-9, while the Canadiens were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Montreal lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 29-28.
New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Jets. The Canadiens will aim to get back on the winning track vs Edmonton.