New York vs Montreal Wrap - Montreal Wins 5-3
Montreal skated to a 5-3 victory over New York on Wednesday in NHL action at Bell Centre.
Montreal was favored by -150 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Montreal got goals from Jeff Halpern, Mathieu Darche, Tomas Plekanec, Travis Moen, and Andrei Kostitsyn in the victory. Darche opened the scoring at 13:19 of the first period.
Carey Price stopped 18 of 21 New York shots in the victory.
New York got goals from Doug Weight, James Wisniewski, and John Tavares in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Dwayne Roloson stopped 30 of 34 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Montreal went 0-for-3, while the Islanders were 2-for-4 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to Montreal by a margin of 35-21.
Montreal looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Islanders. The Islanders will aim to get back on the winning track vs Montreal.