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Maple Leafs Fall 4-1 Against Montreal - Game Recap

Montreal skated to a 4-1 victory over Toronto on Saturday in NHL action at Air Canada Centre.

Bettors who backed the Canadiens were rewarded as +101 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.

Andrei Markov, Tomas Plekanec, Lars Eller, and Brendan Gallagher each scored for the Canadiens in the victory. Eller opened the scoring for Montreal, finding the back of the net at 18:01 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Brendan Gallagher and Alex Galchenyuk.

Peter Budaj turned in a 16-save effort for the Canadiens.

Phil Kessel scored for the Maple Leafs, finding the net behind Peter Budaj.

James Reimer stopped 19 of 23 shots for the Maple Leafs, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Montreal went 0-for-6, while the Maple Leafs were 1-for-7 with the man advantage.

Toronto lost the shots on goal battle to Montreal by a margin of 28-17.