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Montreal vs Boston Wrap - Montreal Wins 4-1

The Canadiens beat Boston 4-1 on Thursday, earning a victory backstopped by Peter Budaj's 34 saves.

Montreal won as a +180 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played PUSH the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Daniel Briere, Brian Gionta, Max Pacioretty, and Alexei Emelin each scored for the Canadiens in the victory. Emelin opened the scoring for Montreal, finding the back of the net at 2:16 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Andrei Markov and Daniel Briere.

Peter Budaj turned in a 34-save effort for the Canadiens.

Dougie Hamilton scored for the Bruins, finding the net behind Peter Budaj.

Boston got a 15-stop effort from Tuukka Rask in the loss.

On the power play, Montreal went 1-for-4, while the Bruins were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

Montreal lost the shots on goal battle to Boston by a margin of 35-33.

Next game, Montreal takes its act home to face Tampa Bay looking for another win. For Boston, they head home to face Edmonton.