Recap - Senators Defeat Montreal 3-2
|Recap - Senators Defeat Montreal 3-2|
Ottawa needed a shootout to earn a 3-2 victory over Montreal on Saturday in NHL action at Bell Centre.
Ottawa won as a +104 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Daniel Alfredsson clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 3 for the Senators. Jason Spezza and Kyle Turris each scored for the Senators in the victory. Turris opened the scoring for Ottawa, finding the back of the net at 5:57 of the third period. The goal was assisted by Sergei Gonchar and Nick Foligno.
Craig Anderson turned in a 33-save effort for the Senators.
Tomas Plekanec and Max Pacioretty scored for the Canadiens, finding the net behind Craig Anderson.
Carey Price stopped 23 of 25 shots for the Canadiens, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Ottawa scored 1 time on 8 chances on the power play, while Montreal went 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Ottawa lost the shots on goal battle to Montreal by a margin of 35-25.
Next game, Ottawa takes its act home to face Winnipeg looking for another win. For Montreal, they head home to face New York.