Montreal Falls 4-3 to Penguins - Recap
The Canadiens came up short Saturday against the Penguins, falling 4-3.
The Penguins were a -137 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.
Pascal Dupuis, Evgeni Malkin, Jordan Staal, and Kris Letang each scored for the Penguins in the victory. Malkin opened the scoring for Pittsburgh, finding the back of the net at 0:21 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Chris Kunitz and Sidney Crosby.
Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 24 of 27 Montreal shots in the victory.
Erik Cole, Travis Moen, and Max Pacioretty scored for the Canadiens, finding the net behind Marc-Andre Fleury.
Carey Price stopped 38 of 42 shots for the Canadiens, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Pittsburgh went 0-for-3, while the Canadiens were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Montreal lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 42-27.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act on the road to face New York looking for another win. For Montreal, they head on the road to face Anaheim.