Recap - Canadiens Defeat Toronto 5-0
|Recap - Canadiens Defeat Toronto 5-0|
Montreal cruised to victory on Saturday, earning an easy 5-0 win over the Maple Leafs at Air Canada Centre.
Montreal was an underdog by +132 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Erik Cole, Mathieu Darche, Rene Bourque, Lars Eller, and Max Pacioretty each scored for the Canadiens in the victory. Cole opened the scoring for Montreal, finding the back of the net at 5:01 of the second period. The goal was assisted by David Desharnais.
Carey Price turned in a 32-save effort for the Canadiens.
James Reimer stopped 11 of 15 shots for the Maple Leafs, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Montreal scored 1 time on 2 chances on the power play, while Toronto went 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Toronto outshot Montreal 32-18 in the game.
Montreal looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Hurricanes. The Maple Leafs will aim to get back on the winning track at Calgary.