Canadiens Down Ottawa 5-4 - Match Report
Montreal got a 40-save performance from Carey Price as the Canadiens handed Ottawa a 5-4 loss on Thursday at Canadian Tire Centre.
The Canadiens were a +110 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Montreal got goals from Tomas Plekanec (2), Max Pacioretty, David Desharnais, and P.K. Subban in the victory. Plekanec opened the scoring at 2:04 of the first period.
Carey Price turned in a 40-save effort for the Canadiens.
Ottawa got goals from Clarke MacArthur, Bobby Ryan, Kyle Turris, and Erik Karlsson in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Ottawa got a 18-stop effort from Craig Anderson in the loss.
On the power play, Montreal went 1-for-1, while the Senators were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Ottawa outshot Montreal 44-23 in the game.
Next game, Montreal takes its act on the road to face Toronto looking for another win. For Ottawa, they head home to face New York.