New York vs Montreal Recap - Canadiens Win 4-2
The Islanders came up short Sunday against the Canadiens, falling 4-2.
The Canadiens were a -215 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Lars Eller, Michael Bournival, Brendan Gallagher, and Alex Galchenyuk each scored for the Canadiens in the victory. Gallagher opened the scoring for Montreal, finding the back of the net at 1:46 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Alex Galchenyuk and Lars Eller.
Carey Price turned in a 24-save effort for the Canadiens.
New York got goals from Pierre-Marc Bouchard and Brock Nelson in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
New York got a 27-stop effort from Kevin Poulin in the loss.
On the power play, Montreal went 2-for-5, while the Islanders were 2-for-4 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to Montreal by a margin of 31-26.
Montreal looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Lightning. The Islanders will aim to get back on the winning track vs Nashville.