Recap - Devils Defeat Montreal 4-1
|Recap - Devils Defeat Montreal 4-1|
New Jersey skated to a 4-1 victory over Montreal on Tuesday in NHL action at Bell Centre.
New Jersey was an underdog by +155 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went PUSH the consensus closing total of 5.
New Jersey got goals from Jaromir Jagr, Dainius Zubrus, Eric Gelinas, and Adam Henrique in the victory. Jagr opened the scoring at 17:23 of the first period.
Martin Brodeur turned in a 29-save effort for the Devils.
Max Pacioretty scored for the Canadiens, finding the net behind Martin Brodeur.
Montreal got a 15-stop effort from Carey Price in the loss.
On the power play, New Jersey went 1-for-3, while the Canadiens were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Montreal outshot New Jersey 30-19 in the game.
Next game, New Jersey takes its act on the road to face Colorado looking for another win. For Montreal, they head on the road to face Ottawa.