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Canadiens Down New York 3-1 - Match Report

Montreal skated to a 3-1 victory over New York on Friday in NHL action at Nassau Coliseum.

The Canadiens were a +110 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Tomas Plekanec, Travis Moen, and Benoit Pouliot each scored for the Canadiens in the victory. Plekanec opened the scoring for Montreal, finding the back of the net at 2:42 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Michael Cammalleri and Roman Hamrlik.

Alex Auld stopped 30 of 31 New York shots in the victory.

Matt Martin scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind Alex Auld.

New York got a 23-stop effort from Dwayne Roloson in the loss.

Montreal scored 1 time on 2 chances on the power play, while New York went 0-for-6 with the man advantage.

New York outshot Montreal 31-26 in the game.

Next game, Montreal takes its act home to face Florida looking for another win. For New York, they head on the road to face Philadelphia.