Canadiens Down Ottawa 4-3 - Match Report
|Canadiens Down Ottawa 4-3 - Match Report|
The Senators came up short Wednesday against the Canadiens, falling 4-3 in a shootout.
Montreal won as a -178 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
The win was clinched by Lars Eller, who beat Robin Lehner in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Montreal. Montreal got goals from Lars Eller, P.K. Subban, and Brendan Gallagher in the victory. Eller opened the scoring at 7:02 of the first period.
Carey Price stopped 29 of 32 Ottawa shots in the victory.
Daniel Alfredsson, Patrick Wiercioch, and Mika Zibanejad scored for the Senators, finding the net behind Carey Price.
Robin Lehner stopped 42 of 45 shots for the Senators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Montreal scored 2 times on 4 chances on the power play, while Ottawa went 2-for-3 with the man advantage.
Ottawa lost the shots on goal battle to Montreal by a margin of 45-32.
Next game, Montreal takes its act on the road to face New Jersey looking for another win. For Ottawa, they head on the road to face Buffalo.