Toronto vs Montreal Wrap - Toronto Wins 5-4
|Toronto vs Montreal Wrap - Toronto Wins 5-4|
Toronto got a pair of goals from Phil Kessel as the Maple Leafs skated to a 5-4 victory over Montreal on Thursday at Bell Centre.
The Maple Leafs were a +125 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Toronto got goals from Phil Kessel (2), Tyler Bozak (2), and Brett Lebda in the victory. Kessel opened the scoring at 8:00 of the first period.
James Reimer turned in a 31-save effort for the Maple Leafs.
Jeff Halpern, Michael Cammalleri, James Wisniewski, and Max Pacioretty scored for the Canadiens, finding the net behind James Reimer.
Montreal got a 17-stop effort from Carey Price in the loss.
On the power play, Toronto went 3-for-7, while the Canadiens were 2-for-6 with the man advantage.
Toronto lost the shots on goal battle to Montreal by a margin of 35-28.
Toronto heads into a battle against the Penguins. Montreal, meanwhile, will have their next action against Carolina.