Canadiens vs Devils Final: 5-1 - Recap
|Canadiens vs Devils Final: 5-1 - Recap|
Montreal cruised to victory on Thursday, earning an easy 5-1 win over the Devils at Prudential Center.
Montreal won as a +125 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Montreal got goals from Scott Gomez, Brian Gionta, Benoit Pouliot, Tom Pyatt, and Lars Eller in the victory. Gionta opened the scoring at 0:11 of the first period.
Carey Price turned in a 27-save effort for the Canadiens.
New Jersey got a goal from Jason Arnott in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
New Jersey got a 26-stop effort from Mike McKenna in the loss.
Montreal scored 1 time on 2 chances on the power play, while New Jersey went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Montreal outshot New Jersey 32-28 in the game.
Next game, Montreal takes its act home to face San Jose looking for another win. For New Jersey, they head on the road to face Philadelphia.