Montreal Ices Anaheim 4-3 - Recap
The Ducks came up short Wednesday against the Canadiens, falling 4-3 in a shootout.
Montreal won as a +173 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Andrei Markov potted the shootout winner for Montreal. Montreal got goals from Brian Gionta, Max Pacioretty, and Brendan Gallagher in the victory. Gionta opened the scoring at 8:23 of the first period.
Dustin Tokarski turned in a 39-save effort for the Canadiens.
Tim Jackman, Francois Beauchemin, and Daniel Winnik scored for the Ducks, finding the net behind Dustin Tokarski.
Jonas Hiller stopped 28 of 31 shots for the Ducks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Montreal went 0-for-5, while the Ducks were 1-for-6 with the man advantage.
Montreal lost the shots on goal battle to Anaheim by a margin of 42-31.
Next game, Montreal takes its act on the road to face Phoenix looking for another win. For Anaheim, they head home to face Pittsburgh.