San Jose vs Montreal Wrap - Montreal Wins 3-1
|San Jose vs Montreal Wrap - Montreal Wins 3-1|
The Sharks came up short Saturday against the Canadiens, falling 3-1.
Montreal was favored by -107 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Mathieu Darche, Michael Cammalleri, and Tomas Plekanec each scored for the Canadiens in the victory. Darche opened the scoring for Montreal, finding the back of the net at 6:00 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Benoit Pouliot and Hal Gill.
Carey Price stopped 26 of 27 San Jose shots in the victory.
Benn Ferriero scored for the Sharks, finding the net behind Carey Price.
Antti Niemi stopped 16 of 19 shots for the Sharks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Montreal went 0-for-0, while the Sharks were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Montreal lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 27-19.
Next game, Montreal takes its act home to face Ottawa looking for another win. For San Jose, they head on the road to face Detroit.