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Columbus vs Montreal Wrap - Columbus Wins 3-2

Columbus earned a 3-2 victory over Montreal on Tuesday, but needed a shootout to do it at Bell Centre.

Columbus won as a +132 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Rick Nash clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 2 for the Blue Jackets. Columbus got goals from Vinny Prospal and R.J. Umberger in the victory. Prospal opened the scoring at 2:03 of the first period.

Curtis Sanford turned in a 18-save effort for the Blue Jackets.

Brian Gionta and Andrei Kostitsyn scored for the Canadiens, finding the net behind Curtis Sanford.

Montreal got a 26-stop effort from Carey Price in the loss.

Columbus scored 0 times on 4 chances on the power play, while Montreal went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

Montreal lost the shots on goal battle to Columbus by a margin of 28-20.

Columbus looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Predators. The Canadiens will aim to get back on the winning track vs Vancouver.