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Canadiens vs Rangers Final: 2-1 - Recap

Montreal skated to a 2-1 victory over New York on Tuesday in NHL action at Madison Square Garden.

Montreal won as a +116 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Montreal got goals from Jaroslav Spacek and Benoit Pouliot in the victory. Spacek opened the scoring at 18:49 of the second period.

Alex Auld turned in a 25-save effort for the Canadiens.

New York got a goal from Brandon Dubinsky in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Henrik Lundqvist stopped 36 of 38 shots for the Rangers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

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

New York lost the shots on goal battle to Montreal by a margin of 38-26.

Montreal heads into a battle against the Penguins. New York, meanwhile, will have their next action against Vancouver.