Montreal Ices Toronto 4-1 - Recap

Montreal Ices Toronto 4-1 - Recap

Brian Gionta scored twice to lead the Canadiens over Toronto 4-1 on Saturday at Air Canada Centre.

Montreal was an underdog by +101 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Brian Gionta (2), Tomas Plekanec, and Ryan White each scored for the Canadiens in the victory. White opened the scoring for Montreal, finding the back of the net at 2:29 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Lars Eller and Tom Pyatt.

Carey Price turned in a 27-save effort for the Canadiens.

Toronto got a goal from Phil Kessel in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

James Reimer stopped 30 of 34 shots for the Maple Leafs, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Montreal scored 2 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Toronto went 0-for-5 with the man advantage.

Toronto lost the shots on goal battle to Montreal by a margin of 34-28.