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Montreal vs Ottawa Recap - Canadiens Win 2-1

The Canadiens beat Ottawa 2-1 on Friday, earning a victory backstopped by Carey Price's 33 saves.

The Canadiens were a -111 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Montreal got goals from Erik Cole and Andrei Kostitsyn in the victory. Cole opened the scoring at 13:55 of the second period.

Carey Price turned in a 33-save effort for the Canadiens.

Ottawa got a goal from Zack Smith in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Ottawa got a 24-stop effort from Craig Anderson in the loss.

On the power play, Montreal went 0-for-2, while the Senators were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.

Ottawa outshot Montreal 34-26 in the game.

Montreal looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Rangers. The Senators will aim to get back on the winning track vs Buffalo.