Detroit vs Montreal Wrap - Montreal Wins 7-2
|Detroit vs Montreal Wrap - Montreal Wins 7-2|
Montreal cruised to victory on Wednesday, earning an easy 7-2 win over the Red Wings at Bell Centre.
The Canadiens were a +135 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
David Desharnais (2), Erik Cole, Tomas Plekanec, Rene Bourque, Max Pacioretty, and Alexei Emelin each scored for the Canadiens in the victory. Bourque opened the scoring for Montreal, finding the back of the net at 5:08 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Scott Gomez and Raphael Diaz.
Carey Price turned in a 25-save effort for the Canadiens.
Jiri Hudler (2) scored for the Red Wings, finding the net behind Carey Price.
Detroit got a 10-stop effort from Ty Conklin in the loss.
On the power play, Montreal went 1-for-3, while the Red Wings were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Montreal lost the shots on goal battle to Detroit by a margin of 27-25.
Montreal looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Sabres. The Red Wings will aim to get back on the winning track at Calgary.