Montreal Ices Toronto 5-2 - Recap

Montreal Ices Toronto 5-2 - Recap

Max Pacioretty scored twice to lead the Canadiens over Toronto 5-2 on Wednesday at Air Canada Centre.

The Canadiens were a -102 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.

Montreal got goals from Max Pacioretty (2), Brian Gionta, Brendan Gallagher, and Alexei Emelin in the victory. Emelin opened the scoring at 16:56 of the first period.

Carey Price turned in a 21-save effort for the Canadiens.

Clarke MacArthur and Frazer McLaren scored for the Maple Leafs, finding the net behind Carey Price.

Ben Scrivens stopped 35 of 39 shots for the Maple Leafs, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Montreal went 1-for-2, while the Maple Leafs were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.

Toronto lost the shots on goal battle to Montreal by a margin of 40-23.

Montreal looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Penguins. The Maple Leafs will aim to get back on the winning track at New York.