Detroit Falls 5-3 to Canadiens - Recap

Detroit Falls 5-3 to Canadiens - Recap

Brian Gionta scored twice to lead the Canadiens over Detroit 5-3 on Saturday at Bell Centre.

Montreal won as a -143 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Montreal got goals from Brian Gionta (2), Max Pacioretty, Michael Bournival, and Alex Galchenyuk in the victory. Bournival opened the scoring at 14:16 of the first period.

Carey Price stopped 34 of 37 Detroit shots in the victory.

Pavel Datsyuk, Niklas Kronwall, and Luke Glendening scored for the Red Wings, finding the net behind Carey Price.

Detroit got a 21-stop effort from Jonas Gustavsson in the loss.

On the power play, Montreal went 0-for-3, while the Red Wings were 2-for-5 with the man advantage.

Detroit outshot Montreal 37-26 in the game.

Montreal heads into a battle against the Blackhawks. Detroit, meanwhile, will have their next action against Buffalo.