Koivu leads Habs past Preds

Koivu leads Habs past Preds

Saku Koivu scored the shootout winner to lift the Montreal Canadiens past the Nashville Predators 6-5 Thursday night.

Montreal won the game on the road as +210 underdogs and the final score sailed OVER the posted over/under (6).

Michael Ryder, Mark Streit, Garth Murray, Alexander Perezhogin and Sergei Samsonov scored for Montreal. Koivu picked up a pair of assists in the win.

Steve Sullivan, Shea Weber, Scott Hartnell, J.P. Dumont and David Legwand scored in regulation for Nashville.