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Predators Fall 2-1 Against Montreal - Game Recap

Montreal skated to a 2-1 victory over Nashville on Saturday in NHL action at Bridgestone Arena.

The Canadiens were a +145 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Montreal got goals from Max Pacioretty and David Desharnais in the victory. Desharnais opened the scoring at 13:49 of the first period.

Peter Budaj turned in a 25-save effort for the Canadiens.

Shea Weber scored for the Predators, finding the net behind Peter Budaj.

Pekka Rinne stopped 23 of 25 shots for the Predators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Montreal went 0-for-3, while the Predators were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.

Montreal lost the shots on goal battle to Nashville by a margin of 26-25.

Montreal heads into a battle against the Sabres. Nashville, meanwhile, will have their next action against Washington.