New York vs Montreal Wrap - New York Wins 4-3
Matt Moulson was the difference, potting a pair for New York on Thursday as the Islanders skated off with a 4-3 victory over the Canadiens at Bell Centre.
The Islanders were a +131 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Matt Moulson (2), Frans Nielsen, and Thomas Hickey each scored for the Islanders in the victory. Moulson opened the scoring for New York, finding the back of the net at 0:34 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Mark Streit and Lubomir Visnovsky.
Evgeni Nabokov stopped 30 of 33 Montreal shots in the victory.
Max Pacioretty (2) and Travis Moen scored for the Canadiens, finding the net behind Evgeni Nabokov.
Carey Price stopped 21 of 25 shots for the Canadiens, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New York went 2-for-4, while the Canadiens were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to Montreal by a margin of 33-25.
New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Sabres. The Canadiens will aim to get back on the winning track vs New York.