Recap - Canadiens Defeat Toronto 3-1
|Recap - Canadiens Defeat Toronto 3-1|
The Canadiens beat Toronto 3-1 on Saturday, earning a victory backstopped by Carey Price's 32 saves.
Montreal was an underdog by +145 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Montreal got goals from Rene Bourque, Lars Eller, and Raphael Diaz in the victory. Bourque opened the scoring at 18:26 of the first period.
Carey Price turned in a 32-save effort for the Canadiens.
Toronto got a goal from Matthew Lombardi in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Jonas Gustavsson stopped 20 of 23 shots for the Maple Leafs, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Montreal went 0-for-3, while the Maple Leafs were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Montreal lost the shots on goal battle to Toronto by a margin of 33-23.
Next game, Montreal takes its act home to face Detroit looking for another win. For Toronto, they head home to face New York.