Blue Jackets vs Canadiens Final: 3-0 - Recap
|Blue Jackets vs Canadiens Final: 3-0 - Recap|
Columbus's defense, led by netminder Mathieu Garon, shut down Montreal 3-0 at Nationwide Arena on on Tuesday.
Bettors who backed the Blue Jackets were rewarded as -110 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.
Columbus got goals from Rick Nash, Derick Brassard, and Kyle Wilson in the victory. Nash opened the scoring at 12:34 of the first period.
Mathieu Garon stopped 29 of 29 Montreal shots in the victory.
Carey Price stopped 21 of 24 shots for the Canadiens, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Columbus went 1-for-3, while the Canadiens were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Columbus lost the shots on goal battle to Montreal by a margin of 29-24.
Next game, Columbus takes its act on the road to face Atlanta looking for another win. For Montreal, they head on the road to face Buffalo.