Montreal Falls 4-1 to Rangers - Recap
New York earned a 4-1 victory over Montreal behind a 2-goal performance from Michael Del Zotto on Friday at Madison Square Garden.
The Rangers were a -220 favorite in the win. The combined score pushed PUSH the total, which closed at 5.
Michael Del Zotto (2), Brad Richards, and Marian Gaborik each scored for the Rangers in the victory. Gaborik opened the scoring for New York, finding the back of the net at 8:56 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Brad Richards and Carl Hagelin.
Henrik Lundqvist stopped 19 of 20 Montreal shots in the victory.
Rene Bourque scored for the Canadiens, finding the net behind Henrik Lundqvist.
Carey Price stopped 25 of 29 shots for the Canadiens, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
New York scored 2 times on 4 chances on the power play, while Montreal went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
New York outshot Montreal 29-20 in the game.
New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bruins. The Canadiens will aim to get back on the winning track at Washington.