Montreal Falls 4-3 to Wild - Recap
|Montreal Falls 4-3 to Wild - Recap|
Minnesota earned a 4-3 victory over Montreal behind a 2-goal performance from Jason Pominville on Friday at Xcel Energy Center.
Minnesota won as a -130 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Minnesota got goals from Jason Pominville (2), Nino Niederreiter, and Justin Fontaine in the victory. Fontaine opened the scoring at 5:45 of the first period.
Josh Harding turned in a 28-save effort for the Wild.
Brian Gionta, P.K. Subban, and Brendan Gallagher scored for the Canadiens, finding the net behind Josh Harding.
Carey Price stopped 21 of 25 shots for the Canadiens, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Minnesota scored 0 times on 1 chances on the power play, while Montreal went 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to Montreal by a margin of 31-25.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act home to face New Jersey looking for another win. For Montreal, they head on the road to face Colorado.