Montreal vs Pittsburgh Recap - Canadiens Win 3-0
Montreal's defense, led by netminder Carey Price, shut down Pittsburgh 3-0 at Consol Energy Centre on on Saturday.
Bettors who backed the Canadiens were rewarded as +125 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.
Michael Cammalleri, Tomas Plekanec, and Travis Moen each scored for the Canadiens in the victory. Plekanec opened the scoring for Montreal, finding the back of the net at 0:46 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Michael Cammalleri.
Carey Price stopped 26 of 26 Pittsburgh shots in the victory.
Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 9 of 12 shots for the Penguins, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Montreal scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Pittsburgh went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Montreal lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 26-20.
Montreal heads into a battle against the Capitals. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, will have their next action against Edmonton.