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Montreal Ices New York 3-1 - Recap

Montreal skated to a 3-1 victory over New York on Tuesday in NHL action at Madison Square Garden.

The Canadiens were a +146 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.

Max Pacioretty, Raphael Diaz, and Alex Galchenyuk each scored for the Canadiens in the victory. Pacioretty opened the scoring for Montreal, finding the back of the net at 18:45 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Josh Gorges and David Desharnais.

Carey Price turned in a 24-save effort for the Canadiens.

New York got a goal from Anton Stralman in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

New York got a 15-stop effort from Henrik Lundqvist in the loss.

On the power play, Montreal went 0-for-1, while the Rangers were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

New York outshot Montreal 25-18 in the game.

Montreal heads into a battle against the Islanders. New York, meanwhile, will have their next action against Ottawa.