Penguins Fall 6-5 Against Montreal - Game Recap

Penguins Fall 6-5 Against Montreal - Game Recap

Montreal got a pair of goals from Daniel Briere as the Canadiens skated to a 6-5 victory over Pittsburgh on Thursday at Consol Energy Centre.

Montreal won as a +170 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Montreal got goals from Daniel Briere (2), Max Pacioretty, Brendan Gallagher, and Alexei Emelin in the victory. Gallagher opened the scoring at 4:57 of the first period.

Peter Budaj stopped 27 of 32 Pittsburgh shots in the victory.

Deryk Engelland, Sidney Crosby, James Neal, Brandon Sutter, and Olli Maatta scored for the Penguins, finding the net behind Peter Budaj.

Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 24 of 29 shots for the Penguins, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Montreal went 2-for-4, while the Penguins were 2-for-5 with the man advantage.

Montreal lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 32-29.

Montreal looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Maple Leafs. The Penguins will aim to get back on the winning track at Chicago.