Buffalo vs Montreal Wrap - Montreal Wins 6-1
|Buffalo vs Montreal Wrap - Montreal Wins 6-1|
Buffalo couldn't hang with the Canadiens on Saturday as Montreal blasted the Sabres 6-1 at Bell Centre.
Bettors who backed the Canadiens were rewarded as -120 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Rene Bourque (2), David Desharnais (2), Lars Eller, and Brendan Gallagher each scored for the Canadiens in the victory. Bourque opened the scoring for Montreal, finding the back of the net at 19:52 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Brian Gionta and Tomas Plekanec.
Carey Price turned in a 30-save effort for the Canadiens.
Thomas Vanek scored for the Sabres, finding the net behind Carey Price.
Ryan Miller stopped 17 of 21 shots for the Sabres, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Montreal scored 2 times on 8 chances on the power play, while Buffalo went 0-for-6 with the man advantage.
Buffalo lost the shots on goal battle to Montreal by a margin of 32-31.
Montreal heads into a battle against the Senators. Buffalo, meanwhile, will have their next action against Florida.