Montreal Falls 7-6 to Penguins - Recap
|Montreal Falls 7-6 to Penguins - Recap|
Matt Cooke was the difference, potting a pair for Pittsburgh on Saturday as the Penguins skated off with a 7-6 victory over the Canadiens at Bell Centre.
The Penguins were a +107 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Matt Cooke (2), Chris Kunitz (2), Brandon Sutter (2), and Sidney Crosby each scored for the Penguins in the victory. Sutter opened the scoring for Pittsburgh, finding the back of the net at 19:07 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Kris Letang and Beau Bennett.
Tomas Vokoun stopped 33 of 39 Montreal shots in the victory.
Brian Gionta (2), Brandon Prust, Max Pacioretty, David Desharnais, and P.K. Subban scored for the Canadiens, finding the net behind Tomas Vokoun.
Carey Price stopped 29 of 36 shots for the Canadiens, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Pittsburgh went 1-for-2, while the Canadiens were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Pittsburgh lost the shots on goal battle to Montreal by a margin of 39-36.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act home to face Tampa Bay looking for another win. For Montreal, they head on the road to face Boston.