Florida Skates Past Montreal 2-1 - Recap
|Florida Skates Past Montreal 2-1 - Recap|
The Panthers earned a 2-1 victory over the Canadiens on Sunday at Bell Centre.
Florida was an underdog by +160 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.
Florida got goals from Jesse Winchester and Nick Bjugstad in the victory. Winchester opened the scoring at 4:44 of the second period.
Scott Clemmensen stopped 17 of 18 Montreal shots in the victory.
Alex Galchenyuk scored for the Canadiens, finding the net behind Scott Clemmensen.
Peter Budaj stopped 23 of 25 shots for the Canadiens, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Florida went 0-for-2, while the Canadiens were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Montreal lost the shots on goal battle to Florida by a margin of 25-18.
Next game, Florida takes its act on the road to face Toronto looking for another win. For Montreal, they head home to face Phoenix.