Recap - Canadiens Defeat Colorado 6-3
|Recap - Canadiens Defeat Colorado 6-3|
Colorado gave up 3 goals to Thomas Vanek in their 6-3 loss to the Canadiens in NHL action on Tuesday.
Montreal won as a -129 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Montreal got goals from Thomas Vanek (3), Travis Moen, Brandon Prust, and Dale Weise in the victory. Vanek opened the scoring at 7:44 of the second period.
Carey Price turned in a 25-save effort for the Canadiens.
Max Talbot, Jamie McGinn, and Nathan MacKinnon scored for the Avalanche, finding the net behind Carey Price.
Jean-Sebastien Giguere stopped 30 of 35 shots for the Avalanche, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Montreal scored 2 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Colorado went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Colorado lost the shots on goal battle to Montreal by a margin of 36-28.
Montreal heads into a battle against the Blue Jackets. Colorado, meanwhile, will have their next action against Winnipeg.