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Boston Ices Montreal 8-6 - Recap

Michael Ryder was the difference, potting a pair for Boston on Wednesday as the Bruins skated off with an 8-6 victory over the Canadiens at TD Garden.

Bettors who backed the Bruins were rewarded as -160 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.

Boston got goals from Michael Ryder (2), Milan Lucic (2), Dennis Seidenberg, Nathan Horton, Adam McQuaid, and Brad Marchand in the victory. Marchand opened the scoring at 13:16 of the first period.

Tim Thomas stopped 27 of 33 Montreal shots in the victory.

Max Pacioretty (2), Brian Gionta, David Desharnais, Yannick Weber, and P.K. Subban scored for the Canadiens, finding the net behind Tim Thomas.

Carey Price stopped 26 of 34 shots for the Canadiens, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Boston scored 1 time on 5 chances on the power play, while Montreal went 4-for-10 with the man advantage.

Montreal lost the shots on goal battle to Boston by a margin of 34-33.

Boston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Red Wings. The Canadiens will aim to get back on the winning track vs New York.