Boston Falls 6-5 to Canadiens - Recap
Montreal earned a 6-5 victory over Boston on Wednesday, but needed a shootout to do it at TD Garden.
Bettors who backed the Canadiens were rewarded as +155 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.
The win was clinched by Brendan Gallagher, who beat Tuukka Rask in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Montreal. Montreal got goals from Michael Ryder (2), Andrei Markov, P.K. Subban, and Brendan Gallagher in the victory. Ryder opened the scoring at 4:15 of the first period.
Carey Price turned in a 22-save effort for the Canadiens.
Nathan Horton, Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand, Tyler Seguin, and Dougie Hamilton scored for the Bruins, finding the net behind Carey Price.
Tuukka Rask stopped 23 of 28 shots for the Bruins, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Montreal scored 1 time on 6 chances on the power play, while Boston went 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Montreal lost the shots on goal battle to Boston by a margin of 41-28.
Montreal looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Rangers. The Bruins will aim to get back on the winning track at Philadelphia.