Pittsburgh Skates Past Montreal 6-4 - Recap
Brenden Morrow scored twice to lead the Penguins over Montreal 6-4 on Wednesday at Consol Energy Centre.
The Penguins were a -128 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Pittsburgh got goals from Brenden Morrow (2), Brandon Sutter (2), Jarome Iginla, and Douglas Murray in the victory. Sutter opened the scoring at 7:24 of the first period.
Marc-Andre Fleury turned in a 31-save effort for the Penguins.
Brian Gionta, Andrei Markov, Gabriel Dumont, and Alex Galchenyuk scored for the Canadiens, finding the net behind Marc-Andre Fleury.
Carey Price stopped 17 of 20 shots for the Canadiens, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Pittsburgh went 2-for-7, while the Canadiens were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Pittsburgh lost the shots on goal battle to Montreal by a margin of 35-29.
Pittsburgh heads into a battle against the Bruins. Montreal, meanwhile, will have their next action against Tampa Bay.