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Toronto Falls 4-1 to Canadiens - Recap

Montreal skated to a 4-1 victory over Toronto on Saturday in NHL action at Bell Centre.

Bettors who backed the Canadiens were rewarded as -122 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.

Montreal got goals from Erik Cole, Tomas Plekanec, Brad Staubitz, and Max Pacioretty in the victory. Plekanec opened the scoring at 3:20 of the first period.

Peter Budaj turned in a 30-save effort for the Canadiens.

Dion Phaneuf scored for the Maple Leafs, finding the net behind Peter Budaj.

Ben Scrivens stopped 23 of 26 shots for the Maple Leafs, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Montreal went 0-for-3, while the Maple Leafs were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.

Montreal lost the shots on goal battle to Toronto by a margin of 31-27.