Montreal Skates Past Vancouver 2-0 - Recap
|Montreal Skates Past Vancouver 2-0 - Recap|
Montreal's defense, led by netminder Carey Price, shut down Vancouver 2-0 at Bell Centre on on Tuesday.
Montreal was an underdog by +100 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Roman Hamrlik and Andrei Markov each scored for the Canadiens in the victory. Markov opened the scoring for Montreal, finding the back of the net at 6:53 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Brian Gionta and Tomas Plekanec.
Carey Price stopped 35 of 35 Vancouver shots in the victory.
Roberto Luongo stopped 27 of 29 shots for the Canucks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Montreal went 1-for-4, while the Canucks were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Montreal lost the shots on goal battle to Vancouver by a margin of 35-29.
Montreal looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bruins. The Canucks will aim to get back on the winning track at Ottawa.